Odd Choice of Auxiliary Verb of the Morning

Headline in yesterday’s New York Times:

Why Can’t the Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

Can’t? Of course they can. I think the word you’re looking for is should.

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One Response to “Odd Choice of Auxiliary Verb of the Morning”

  1. Lisa Hirsch Says:

    Oh – I think the word they’re looking for is “Won’t.”

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