Writing Glitch 952

You’ll probably be pleased to know that the long run of science-themed glitches is over… for now.

Today’s glitch:

Obviously this should be changed to these (because pills is a plural noun, but this is singular).

Then change everyday to every day (because everyday is not an adverb and cannot be used to describe when something is done).

“You need to take one of these pills every day for the rest of your life,” said the doctor.

(In the meme this example was taken from, the patient replied, “But there are only three pills!” and the doctor said, “Exactly.”)

 

About Thomas Weaver

For several years, I’ve been putting my uncanny knack for grammar and punctuation, along with an eclectic mental collection of facts, to good use as a Wielder of the Red Pen of Doom (editor). I'm physically disabled, and I currently live with my smugly good-looking twin Paul, who writes military science fiction and refuses to talk about his military service because he can’t. Sometimes Paul and I collaborate on stories, and sometimes I just edit whatever he writes. It's worked out rather well so far. My list of non-writing-related jobs from the past includes librarian, art model, high school teacher, science lab gofer… Although I have no spouse or offspring to tell you about, I do have eight cats. I currently spend my time blogging, reading, editing, and fending off cats who like my desk better than my twin’s.
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