A MIXED BAG OF CARELESSNESS
Fix all the errors in the following examples. Be sure to cite the applicable rules.
“One in four women are in danger of getting osteoporosis.”
Caltrate Commercial, Pfizer, Canada, CTV News, Monday, February 7, 2011.
“Among the executives that will no longer be part of CTV are Susan Boyce, the company’s president of creative, content and channels, and Alon Marcovici, vice-president of digital media.”
NATIONAL BRIEFS, Postmedia News, “CTV ousts bosses before sale ruling”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
“Police have wrapped up a lengthy undercover operation that led to the arrest of several people, the seizure of a stun gun, large amounts of case and several kinds of illegal drugs including marijuana sold in tuna cans.”
Trevor Wilhelm, “Tuna can pot, guns nabbed in police sting”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
THIS IS SO TRUE
Identify the writer of the following thought.
“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.”
The word for today is ‘affectation”.
What part of speech is “affectation”?
What other parts of speech can be derived from “affectation”?
Define “affectation” and use it in a sentence.