I extend my heartiest congratulations to all the organizers of National Grammar Day that was celebrated yesterday. The next step is to try to convince people, especially professionals who are in the faces of the public on a daily basis, the importance of this movement.
TV ANCHORMEN AT WORK
Identify and correct the errors in the following excerpts from some local newscasts last night.
“…according to he and his attorney…”
Devin Scillian, WDIV Local 4 News, Detroit, Thursday, March 4, 2010, 6:04 pm.
“…one of the problems of the federal government is how to continue to grow employment opportunities…”
Jim Crichton, “A” News, Windsor, Thursday, March 4, 2010, 6:05 pm.
The word for today is “obloquy“.
What part of speech is “obloquy“?
Define “obloquy” and use it in a sentence.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.