THE USUAL ERRORS
I have cited the types of errors in the following examples many times, but the message seems to constantly fall on deaf ears. I will keep trying.
Find and correct the errors in the following examples. What rules have been violated?
“It’s all part of the democratic system, keeping the government accountable, and we accept that, but our focus can’t become on parliamentary procedure, our focus has to be on the big interests of Canadians, and in my judgment, that is the economy.”
Andrew Mayeda, Postmedia News, quoting Stephan Harper in “Ethics versus economy”, The Windsor Star, Friday, March 11, 2011.
“Examples include following someone or communicating with them, repeatedly watching someone’s house or workplace, or directly threatening another person or member of their family.”
Trevor Wilhelm, “Stalking cases climbing, study finds”, The Windsor Star, Friday, March 11, 2011.
The word for today is “laudatory”.
What part of speech is “laudatory”?
Define “laudatory” and use it in a sentence that clearly displays its meaning.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.