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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Criminal Sentence 510: What's in a Name II?

An error I see a lot:

"Edgar Alan Poe"

When you see the name Poe, think Allan: two L's and 2 A's!!


Dada said...

"What's in a Name II?" Is this right? I notice you didn't write 'What's in a Name I' but just 'What's in a name.'Is it correct to say that it's understood to be I although not written so?

The Sentence Sleuth said...

Good question. I believe movies aren't Toy Story 1 and Lethal Weapon 1, so no 1 here.

Dada said...

Thanks, Sentence Sleuth. Good answer.