The grammar police, they live inside of my head
I have no idea how I came across this on BBC News, but here it is:
In June it emerged that Winehouse had developed the chronic lung disease emphysema after she collapsed.
To develop a chronic disease after collapsing is amazing and alarming. I suspect the writer meant:
After Winehouse collapsed in June, it emerged that she had developed the chronic lung disease emphysema.
That’s why I’m paid the big bucks (depending on what is meant by “bucks”).
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