I see that on the website it has now been changed to "Filthy and Insanitary": Owner of rat-infestd chip shop jailed." which is better but still gives the impression that it is the owner who is filthy and insanitary.
"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
The Daily Caller, a disreputable Republican website known for poor proofing, ran this paragraph as part of a longer story:
hings at Nick’s Riverside Grill in Georgetown got messy at a recent happy hour after a patron allegedly lost control of their bowls at the restaurant and preceded to trash the establishment in a Yelp review for poor service.
First the patron lost bowel control. But can "a person" lose "their"? And they can't possibly precede.
Publisher's Clearing House has apparently redefined a word in their latest contest. The contest offers the winner $5,000 a week "forever". I always thought forever meant ad infinitum, but not in this case.
According to their commercial, the winner get the money until they die and can name a beneficiary who will receive the award for the rest their ife. But that's where the "forever" hits a wall.
Our local Fox "news" station featured a story about a man who (for charity) walked the length of the Appalachian Trail, The reporter said he reached "the summit of the trail". While the trail may indeed end on a mountain, isn't the end point the "terminus"?