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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Criminal Sentence 343: Sad Death, Sad Verb

From an article about the death of the luge athlete at the Olympics:

"Should video of death been shown on TV?"

I chose not to watch the video, but I was watching the verb in this sentence. Something is missing here. You need to add another helping verb: "have":

"Should video of death have been shown on TV?"

1 comment:

Nancy said...

Even bad happenings need to be explained correctly.