DOES THIS EVEN MAKE SENSE?
Identify and correct the writing error in the following piece.
BONUS: Aside from the obvious error, earn a GOLD STAR by explaining the ambiguousness in the piece.
“Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan has delivered what in general terms can be described as a cautious budget. No lavish spending plans and targeted initiatives, including an additional 60,000 post-secondary spots over the next five years, breast cancer screening for high-risk women between 30 and 49 and mental health and addiction services for children.”
Lead Editorial Opinion, “Ontario budget”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
WELL WORTH ADOPTING
Identify the author of the following aphorism.
“Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.”
The word for today is “obloquy”.
What part of speech is “obloquy”?
Define “obloquy” and use it in a sentence that displays its meaning.