COMMON & EASY PICKINGS
Identify and correct the errors in the following examples. Be sure to explain your choices.
How long did that go on for?”
David Martin, CBS national security correspondent, “Donald Rumsfeld Interview”, CBS Sunday Morning, Sunday, February 13, 2011.
“Growing pains that a contending club can ill-afford to inflict upon themselves.”
Bob Duff, “Seguin on bumpy road”, The Windsor Star, Monday, February 14, 2011.
Get a GOLD STAR by explaining the origin of Valentine’s Day.
The word for today is “irreparable”.
What part of speech is “irreparable”?
What is the correct pronunciation of “irreparable”?
Define “irreparable” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.