Saturday, August 15, 2009
I saw the following error in The Wall Street Journal the other day:
This is incorrect because the dollar sign and the word “dollars” say the same thing! So, only use one or the other. Your options are:
I’ve also seen the following error when it comes to cents:
This is also incorrect! This really says that the price is 1/100 of a cent. That’s super cheap! The following options are correct:
When it comes to money, you want to be sure that you’re making “sense”!
NOTE: This post is the second in a recurring series on this blog called Grammar School for Bloggers. To see other posts in the series, just click on the “Grammar” keyword below.