There are five errors (count them – FIVE!) in the following examples.
Identify and correct each error.
“ ‘Even if you were giving something as conventional as a gift card, the meaning behind it is that you want (the receiver) to treat themselves,’ he said.”
Vincent Georgie, in a Beatrice Fantoni story, “Black Friday is full of symbolism”, The Windsor Star, Friday, November 25, 2011.
“A loft-style office with high ceilings, big windows, maybe an Internet café, maybe even a news ticker like Time Square in New York City. All of it overlooking the busiest intersection in the downtown, Ouellette and University.”
Anne Jarvis, “The star’s move exciting”, The Windsor Star, Friday, November 25, 2011.
“Four measuring stick games.
Four games in which they didn’t measure up.”
Bob Duff, “Suh steps out of bounds”, The Windsor Star, Friday, November 25, 2011.
The word for today is “temerity”.
What part of speech is “temerity”?
Define “temerity” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.