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Via: AP
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Above you can see the tweet that the Associated Press sent in regards to the bodies of the victims of the MH17 crash. Unfortunately, the grammatical ambiguity of the sentence gave it an entirely different meaning. For reference, here's what it could have been:



See? Nerds on the internet get into heated debates about the Oxford comma and grammatical clarity all the time, but this actually had some consequences! Luckily, they clarified the statement:

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Via: Weird Al
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Day two of Weird Al's week of music video premieres is here with a catchy reminder that you've probably been committing some crimes...Word Crimes.

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Maya Angelou had previously canceled a luncheon in Houston earlier in the week for health reasons, though the way this station phrases it she had seemingly decided to cancel after her own passing. Smooth move!

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