FIND & FIX
Identify and fix the errors in the following.
“Here a truck heads toward the bridge off of Patricia Road.”
Photo Tagline, “Border truck traffic falls”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, January 14, 2009.
“The caller left the vehicle to get a tow truck and when they returned it was gone.”
Unknown writer, “Stranded car stolen from shoulder of 401, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, January 14, 2009.
This comes from a non-professional writer, but it is the first time I have had the opportunity to cite the problem. There is, though, a careless editorial slip to be found.
“‘A lot of contracting companies have scaled back and a lot of small businesses have went out west or moveed elsewhere where the grass is greener,’ said Dinchik.”
“Housing starts for 2008 expected to be under 500”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, January 14, 2009.
THINK ABOUT THIS
Identify the author of the following piece of wisdom.
“Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.”
The word for today is “altruism“.
Define “altruism” and use it in a sentence.