THE USUAL INCORRECT WRITING
Identify and correct the errors in the following piece. Note that “errors” is plural.
“Canadian border services officers seized 39 kilograms of cocaine inside a shipment of raspberries that were being brought across the Ambassador Bridge Friday.”
Area Briefs, “Cocaine found in fruit shipment”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
READ THIS CAREFULLY
I do not want to suggest that anything kinky is going on but something is out of place here. Fix it.
“More than 500 people turned out for the event, which built to a climax of Orlando entertaining the hall and singing Tie A Yellow Ribbon to Trembley at her table.”
Ted Shaw, “Big 8 legend Rosalie feted in style”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
WRITERS – TAKE NOTE!
Identify the author of the following concept.
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”
The word for today is “prerogative”.
What part of speech is “prerogative”?
Define “prerogative” and use it in a sentence that clearly displays its meaning.