This was in a Google Alert for information on clients at work and the headline caught my eye . . . and immediately gave me a headache.
I was researching some law firm awards recently and came upon this one. These people will be waiting a very long time for publication of their 2018 awards.
Yes, this is from the same local news station. I don’t imagine Elon Musk would be very happy about this one.
Another entry from my local news station.
Since I will be getting ready for and attending my NALS Conference here in the Phoenix area, this will be Grammar Giggle week! Today’s Grammar Giggle is from my local news station. Since I didn’t care enough about this story to wait for it, I’m not positive that the first word is supposed to be “Is,” but it doesn’t make any sense the way it is here.
This is a very common error I see. The apostrophe here is for a contraction. It’s is a contraction for “It is.” But that doesn’t fit in the restaurant’s advertisement. “Its” is the possessive form of the pronoun “it.”
This is from my local news station.
A reader sent this one to me. Apparently it’s not only my news station that can’t get things correct.
I saw this one last week on vacation and made my brother-in-law turn around so I could get a picture of it.
A friend sent this to me after she saw it at a restaurant. It’s really a shame that dictionaries are not used when they are so easily available on the cell phones most people carry like they’re an appendage. It’s easy to check on something that you might not be sure of.