I WILL NOT GIVE UP!
Find, identify and correct the errors in the pieces below.
Note: Normally, I only cite errors of professional writers or speakers, but the Mayor has had adequate time in the spotlight to qualify as a professional speaker.
“You’ve seen the evidence all over the city – boarded up buildings with broken windows and peeling paint. Weeds that are knee-high and backyards full of standing water that double as breeding grounds for mosquitoes.”
Lead Editorial Opinion, “Clean city”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, July 20, 2010.
“In recent months, he had openly mused on regrets felt over city duties taking him away from his two young children, neither of whom were part of the picture at the start of his current term.”
Doug Schmidt, “Francis to seek 3rd term”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, July 20, 2010.
” ‘Windsor is facing a very unique time right now.’ ”
Mayor Eddie Francis, Doug Schmidt story, “Francis to seek 3rd term”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, July 20, 2010.
The word for today is “incipient“.
What part of speech is “incipient“?
Define “incipient” and use it in a sentence.