I’m writing two books right now—Comma Common Sense and Happy Hyphens (a tentative title)—and am collecting examples of how not to use commas and hyphens. Where could I go to collect examples faster than to the referral organization to which I belong and look at its members who do “website development” and “content marketing”?
You know me: I never publish names and identifying information. (Well, 99.9% of the time I don’t!)
Here’s a really nasty sentence from a “web developer,” and this sentence is in the part of the site where the content writing prowess of “the team” is being extolled.
Our staff have been featured in some of the largest publications in the world, and we pride ourselves on education and learning more everyday.
What do you see? I see two things that are absolutely wrong. Absolutely. Wrong. How the heck did this get by “the team”?
Got me.