News Item: “A treasure hunting company said Monday they’ve recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons that sunk off the Florida coast in 1715. . . .”
Doug Dahlgren, a Chicago reader, wants you to know that any writer of the news who doesn’t know when to use “sank” is sunk.
Which isn’t to mention the missing hyphen in “treasure-hunting company.”
Or that a company is an “it,” not a “they.”
And K.R., a Baltimore reader, wants economist James Galbraith to know that the plural of “scenario” is not “scenaria,” but “scenarios.”
We can only hope this sinks in
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