Because I have found so many examples of incorrect writing in today’s paper, I have fodder for the next three entries. Stay tuned.
WHAT IS AN ERROR?
LET ME COUNT THE WAYS!
Identify and correct the errors in the following examples.
“A chance to skate for his hometown Detroit Red Wings.”
Bob Duff, “Modano’s career in jeopardy”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
“There are a ton of potential savings, looking down through the organization.”
Chris Vander Doelen, “Francis sets tax agenda”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
“We expect that on a two-lane highway, the other driver will stay on his right. That a loonie will be honoured at the store. We trust that banks will remain solvent and keep our money safe. That our job will be there tomorrow.”
Ken Grey, The Ottawa Citizen writer, “Boomers and reality”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
The word for today is “morass”.
What part of speech is “morass”?
Define “morass” and use it in a sentence that displays its meaning.
Explain how “morass” can be applied to today’s entries.