THIS IS NOT “A TALE OF TWO CITIES”!
Identify and correct the errors in the following opinion piece.
BONUS: Get a Gold Star for correctly relating the above title to the errors.
“The conservatives weren’t my choice, but after seven years of minority governments, there’s something to be said for a solid majority. No more elections costing hundreds of millions of dollars for another four years, no more legislation lost for the second or third time when the writ drops yet again, no more games (well, hopefully fewer) for political gain. Simply government for Canadians.”
Anne Jarvis, “Tough bill for NDP”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
WORTH A SECOND GLANCE
Identify the author of the following thought.
“A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.”
The word for today is “noisome”.
What part of speech is “noisome”?
Define “noisome” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.