This is more of a plea to proofread one’s writings before publishing than an outright error. Find and correct the slip.
“A researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit, who surveyed thousands of survivors in the weeks immediately following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti last Jan. 12 he suspects the situation has improved ‘but not by much’ .”
Don Lajoie, “Corruption slows rebuilding efforts”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, January 12, 2011.
A SIMPLE QUESTION
Should “impact” be used as a verb?
Choose your position and defend it.
CYNICAL BUT TRUE
Identify the author of the following.
“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.”
The word for today is “grotesque”.
What part of speech is “grotesque”?
There is one other form of “grotesque”. What is it?
Define “grotesque” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.