This is about as basic as errors in usage get, but it (its?) pops up again and again in news stories, books, blogs and, as in this case, advertisements. Why?Continue reading
The “first 100 … recieves”? My guess is that the creators of this ad were distracted by the picture of the large-breasted woman covered (snicker) by the strand of redContinue reading
This is NOT A CHECK. It is shaped like a check. It is printed like a check. It has an amount like a check. It is signed like a check. But it is NOT A CHECK.
So what does one do with NOT A CHECK?Continue reading
Let’s think this one through: An advertisement in an American newspaper (The New York Times) suggests that people (presumably Americans) who watch a travel DVD will want to leave theContinue reading