You've picked up a brand-new book and started to read the first page, where you encounter this sentence:
"She watched her host for a moment longer, then cast her eyes around the other people in the room."
What do you do?
A. Keep right on reading without a second thought.
B. Say, "Tsk, tsk, whatever happened to editing?"
C. Set the book aside without comment and pick up another one.
D. Hurl the book against the wall.
E. None of the above.