Recently, Michael’s English Usage was given a Masters Award in English Help from Online Masters Degree Programs for its contributions to teaching and fostering improved use of the English language.
I have inserted the Award Badge in the upper right hand column of the blog and thank the organization for the recognition.
It is heartening to know that so many people share my passion for correct English usage and I thank Online Masters Degree Programs.
HERE WE GO AGAIN
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces of newspaper writing.
“It’s just extremely important to monitor your kids activity on the Internet, especially when they’re involved in chat rooms and talking to other people.”
Trevor Wilhelm, “MOM TRAPS ALLEGED PREDATOR, The Windsor Star, Saturday, November 30, 2010.
“You may have been at Alumni Field Saturday and witnessed an incident between myself and Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive lineman Matt Morencie, a Lancer alumnus and the coach’s son, on the field shortly after the conclusion of Windsor’s season-ending 56-16 loss to Laurier.”
Bob Duff, “Son hurts Morencie’s cause”, The Windsor Star, Saturday, October 30, 2010.
The word for today is “garish”.
What part of speech is “garish”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “garish”?
Define “garish” and use it in a sentence that displays the meaning of the word.