Better educated babies?

May 10, 2010

Women in US having children later, better educated

USA/The misplaced modifier makes for an amusing headline, but not one that was intended to be so.

It is the mothers, not the babies, who are better educated.

Mary E.

Indeed. We fixed it: GBU Editor


A mother kisses her baby during the closing prayer after remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama during the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 25, 2009.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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“Dearest mumsy, I do thank you so for just giving birth to me. May I borrow the car?”

Hmm…chilling.

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