Top shelf price?

November 27, 2009

Darwin book found on shelf worth up to $100,000

That is one expensive shelf! Have your copy editor read about dangling modifiers.

I suggest “Darwin book worth up to $100,000 found on shelf.” Unless, of course, you did mean that the shelf was worth so much money.

C.W.

A number of readers were amused by this one. We later improved it: GBU Editor

A detail of British artist John Collier’s 1883 painting of Charles Darwin. REUTERS/Tal Cohen

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