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This is another case where the common use depends on the reader's
assumption of context. "Forty six years in the news business has been"
really means "my forty-six year run in the news business has been."
And newspapers have never been great defenders of proper grammar, by the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Handy, David" <dhandy -at- Informatica -dot- com>
>I couldn't resist googling.
> Turns out the Boston Globe lives in the same wacky universe as some of
> you folks - see headline in this article:
> Hey, what do they know :)
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