A VARIETY OF MISTAKES
There are three writing errors in the following pieces.
Identify and correct the errors.
“ ‘This has been a longstanding issue, we’ve been talking about a multi-use recreation centre for eight to 10 years.’ ”
Brian Cross, “Lakeshore gets $17M cash for arena”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, August 31, 2011.
“ ‘We now have a really unique resource on that site that will allow us to start some new research and teaching projects,” associate biology Prof. Dan Mennill said Tuesday.’ ”
Dr. Dan Mennill in a story by Sharon Hill, “Environmental research centre marks its beginning”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, August 31, 2011.
AN OFT-NEGLECTED CONCEPT
Identify the author of the following piece of wisdom.
“Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self respect springs.”
The word for today is “commensurable”.
What part of speech is “commensurable”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “commensurable?
Define “commensurable” and use it in a sentence.