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I see the following sentence in this article

Figuring out a vacation policy be particularly hard when you have employees around the world.

Is putting "be" as the main verb grammatically correct? I thought the verb should be "is" instead but is there a special rule which allows "be" to be put there?

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    I gave it a cursory look and it appears to be a typo. I think the sentence should say: Figuring out a vacation policy can be particularly hard when you have employees around the world. – Michael Rybkin Nov 22 '18 at 19:18
  • @MichaelRybkin That makes sense. Thanks a lot. Do you want to convert your comment into an answer so that I can mark it an accepted one? – fbessho Nov 22 '18 at 20:23
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    Unless the writer was trying to talk like a pirate, it's a typo. Or, as a pirate would say, Arr matey -- it be a typo. – Andrew Nov 22 '18 at 21:05
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    @Andrew lol. I bought the talk like a pirate T-shirt. It arrived a few days ago and I cannot wait for Sep 19th next year! – fbessho Dec 20 '18 at 7:04
  • @fbessho Well, shiver me timbers! Ye will be lookin' respendent in such sartorial finery, – Andrew Dec 20 '18 at 16:45
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I gave it a cursory look and it appears to be a typo. I think the sentence should be saying something like this:

Figuring out a vacation policy can be particularly hard when you have employees around the world.

The modal verb can fits best there as it seems to make the most sense in the given context.

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