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Friday, October 8, 2010

Criminal Sentence 460: Missing Cyclist

From an online article:

"Before making the week-long bike ride from Virginia to Kentucky, the longest trek she has done so far, typical rides were only one or two days long."

Ah, my friend the misplaced modifier raises his head yet again! Where is the cyclist in this sentence? We have a hint of "she," but this "she" is not making the week-long bike ride!


Anonymous said...

Poll Results 107, where are you? Don't make me come and get you! Are you sleeping again? Poll Results 107 front and center!

The Sentence Sleuth said...

Poll results coming on Monday!

Anonymous said...

Seems to me we lost a week. Hope you are well!

Westley said...

I'll bet the Hawaii 'interruption' has something to do with the apparent delay. :-)