Wednesday, February 13, 2008

headline writers has grammar problem

Headline for Associated Press story make writing teachers wonders what they teaches in J-school these day.


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Check this out. It's from an article recently published in New York Employment Law:

“The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.”

Or this one, written by a lawyer:

"As you may have already heard or read, a Durable Power of Attorney (DPA) is a very important and beneficial document to have available, not only as you age, but at other times as well."

Posted by: Mister Thorne | Feb 13, 2008 6:38:13 PM

Journalists have no excuse. Lawyers offer excuses, but darn it, they should know better too.

Posted by: Coleen Barger | Feb 14, 2008 4:36:18 PM

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