Posted by R. Berg on March 02, 2002
In Reply to: NY Times Blooper? posted by ESC on March 02, 2002
: : "Another Round of Layoffs
Are Planned at
: : First Boston"
: : "Round" is singular, no?
: : So it should read:
: : "Another Round of Layoffs IS Planned at
: : First Boston."
: : The original is below.
: Wow. The barbarians are at the gate. In my line of work I get the opportunity to read several press releases from government agencies every day. Misspellings and grammatical errors are rampant. I think, well, the reporters will clean 'em up. Now I'm not so sure. In a few years I figure everyone will be semi-literate. (And I hope R. Berg doesn't find any grammatical errors in what I just wrote.)
That's I, all right!