Sunday, August 21, 2005

Grammer Lesson

I was reading this article and noticed a couple of glaring errors.

What's wrong with this sentence?

"I really wanted these artists on to complement them and to complement the songs."

How did that make it past the editors?

The first instance of 'complement' should have actually been 'compliment'.

Compliment: An expression of praise, admiration, or congratulation.

Complement: Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection.

Oh well, what do you expect from 'journalists'?