Monday, December 29, 2008

Today's Laugh

An editing oops from The Scroll, the college newspaper at BLC:

The article is about an on-campus group that promotes "awareness, motivation, and action." This group covers topics such as alcohol, body image, stress management, and pro-life issues. The November event was an attempt to raise awareness of domestic abuse. But the editor supplied an antecedent (in the brackets) for a pronoun ... and it just didn't quite work:

"I was searching the internet for ideas on how to promote [domestic violence] because I wanted to do more than just have a speaker..."

No comments:

Post a Comment