Friday, September 14, 2012

Kids these days

The War on Editing continues its global march with this from This Is Plymouth:

The couple had two sons, 38-year-old Ashley and 28-year-old Ben, who had got married in August last year.

As the youngerns are learning in 3210, it isn't that the grammar is wrong, it's that the grammar is right about so, so many things.

h/t Strayhorn


Blogger Pete said...

I completely agree! The missing "of" between "August" and "last" just distracts from a smooth read.

11:25 PM, September 14, 2012  
Anonymous raYb said...

I thought that was still illegal in Michigan.

9:14 AM, September 19, 2012  

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