Mighty Red Pen

May 16, 2008

Modifiers misplaced

Filed under: Grammar goddess,Mad marketing — mighty red pen @ 5:57 pm
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This AT&T ad has a misplaced modifier that makes MRP giggle every time I see it. Oh whoops, just wrote my very own misplaced modifier. Let’s try that again: I giggle every time I see this AT&T ad, which has a misplaced modifier in it. Or: The misplaced modifier in this AT&T ad makes me giggle every time I see it. Harrumph.

“Come Monday, you’re going to be the girl with the crazy father who no one wants to date.” I think we all know what that means: Dad’s going to be awfully lonely on Monday.

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  1. […] Modifiers misplacedThis AT&T ad has a misplaced modifier that makes MRP giggle every time I see it. Oh whoops, just wrote my very own misplaced modifier. Let’s try that again: I giggle every time I see this AT&T ad, which has a misplaced modifier in it. …Mighty Red Pen – https://mightyredpen.wordpress.com […]

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