AMBIGUOUS AND INCORRECT WORDING
There are errors and vagueness in the following examples.
Identify and correct both the errors and the vagueness in the following examples.
“One of whom is thrilled that the serial bigamist will finally face her accusations in court.”
Michelle Mandel, “Many wives – but one ‘cruel man’ ”, The Toronto Sun, Thursday, November 18, 2010.
“Spits anxious to unpack bags”
Jim Parker, Story Headline, The Windsor Star, Friday, November 19, 2010.
“Shortly after his Doran’s in March 2009, an eight-year-old LaSalle student came forward and told his parents that Doran used to swat him on the buttocks over his clothes and he did not like it.”
Monica Wolfson, “EX-TEACHER’S SENTENCE CALLED ‘SLAP ON WRIST’ ”, The Windsor Star, Friday, November 19, 2010.
The word for today is “cosset”.
What part of speech is “cosset”?
Define “cosset” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.