‘Phase’ or ‘Faze’: SI Doesn’t Know the Difference
Rather than giving me free flights, American Airlines subscribed me to a slew of magazines, including Sports Illustrated, where today I came upon this sentence referring to Miami Heat player Chris Bosh:
“Bosh will have to take on a new role in Miami, but such matters no longer phase the 10-time All-Star.”
Poor writing, worse copy-editing and nonexistent proofreading.
Here’s the definition of phase from dictionary.com: “
And here’s the definition of faze: “.”
In my elderly phase of life, I was fazed by such sloppy English.