He entitled his article, "Tiresome dribble." I guess drivel can be dribbled, but not as easily as water can. Then, his favorite is "toe-headed children," a gruesome picture, as opposed to tow-headed, adorable blondes.
He quotes misuse of words in an emergency room, like the patient who suffered from "the smiling mighty Jesus" instead of spinal meningitis. Then there's the female complaint "fireballs of the Eucharist," fibroids of the uterus.
Weingarten actually googled all these errors and found thousands of instance of each. Here are more common errors: "self of steam," self esteem; "pedal stool" pedestal; "lack toast in tolerant," lactose intolerant; "mind grained headaches," Migraine headaches; "80 HD," ADHD, attention deficit disorder; and
"minus well" for might as well.
Literacy as we old folks know it done got up and gone away. The age of illiteracy is upon us.
Oh, by the way, do you have a female dog that was spaded, poor thing? Mine have all been spayed. We spay them so they don't have puppies.