Sunday, February 24, 2013

Whom isn't necessary here

FOUND ONLINE: Long is an absolute monster at 6′ 7″ 315 lbs. and is a man whom has lived up to his number one overall pick status as he has neutralized pass rushers left and right.

Who would be correct here, but it's not necessary. Let's rewrite this long sentence:

Long, an absolute monster at 6-7 and 315 pounds, has lived up to his status as a former number one overall draft pick.

BAD CAPTION: The 55th running of the Dayton 500 is almost upon us.

No, it's not in Dayton, Ohio; it's in Daytona Beach, Fla., the Daytona 500.

FOUND ONLINE: I found a job ad for the Quincy Herald Whig, a daily newspaper in Illinois. The name was spelled all right in the copy, but the subhead above said the Quincy Herald Wig.


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