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The Associated Press learns the importance of using a comma correctly [pic]
Posted by on Jul 24th, 2014

Grammar lesson of the day comes courtesy of the Associated Press who got schooled on social media yesterday when they left out a comma from one of their tweets changing the meaning. They clearly meant to say that the Dutch plane carrying the bodies from the Malaysian flight had landed in Eindhoven, but it came across as the plane had crash landed.

Commas can save lives.

Here’s a snapshot of the reactions from Twitter…

Grammer are important people.

July 07, 2014 at 8:15 am

Eish… Such silly mistakes

Oupa Mike says:
July 07, 2014 at 8:15 am

Not the grammer, the punkshuashin!

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