A BROKEN RECORD
I could pass over writing faults if they were made by different writers, but the errors are perpetrated on readers by the same writers time after time with no apparent effort at correcting them. So, I continue my crusade.
Identify and correct the errors in the following piece.
“At least, possibly a crippled version of it.”
Chris Vander Doelen, “Liberals take big local hit”, The Windsor Star, Friday, October 7, 2011.
I suggest there are three errors in the following piece. Identify them and correct them. Feel free to challenge my charge; I will gladly apologize, if I am wrong.
“Locally, the campaign was also marked by the absence of PC candidates Todd Branch, Robert de Vertueil and Brister from debates, ostensibly because they had prior commitments or felt the debate forum would be biased against their candidacy.”
Dave Hall, “GRIT GRIP SLIPS, Windsor stays Liberal red, NDP gains Essex”, The Windsor Star, Friday, October 7, 2011.
The word for today is “imprudent”.
What part of speech is “imprudent”?
Define “imprudent” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.
Create a sentence using the antonym of “imprudent”.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
All corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be published Sunday.