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Just kidding

Everything from the headlines to the teasers to the links has been proofread on yahoo.com:

Just kidding. Clearly that sentence, with its mismatched subject and verb, escaped the eyes of the proofreaders and editors.

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This is for whoever wrote that

Whoever wrote this for the Yahoo! front page has a problem with grammar:

The pronouns whoever and whomever signal a dependent clause; the choice of pronoun to use depends on its function in the dependent clause. 17 more words

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This headline make me want to cry

This headline, with its subject-verb disconnect, makes me want to cry:

Does anyone at Yahoo! Travel proofread?

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Maybe Mitt Romney was right

When Mitt Romney claimed during his bid for the presidency that “corporations are people, too,” he was met with derision. But he may have been right, if you believe what you read on the Yahoo! 31 more words

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Say goodbye to English

Say goodbye to English. When a writer can’t match a subject and verb, it feels like the language is dying. The writer for Yahoo! TV apparently thinks “Rizzoli & Isles” is two people. 20 more words

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He and his wife's decision is wrong

Is there anyone in the English-speaking world (besides the writer for Yahoo! TV) who thinks this is correct?

I have no explanation for why the writer would think he is correct, unless the writer is a fourth-grade dropout. 30 more words

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We're in complete disagreement

It’s not uncommon to see a disagreement between a subject and its verb on Yahoo! When that grammatical gaffe occurs on the home of Yahoo! News, I have to wonder about the accuracy of the article. 17 more words

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