DOES ANYONE THINK ABOUT WRITING CORRECTLY?
Identify, explain and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“A team of Toronto-area volunteers are set to bring relief supplies this week to a remote native community in northern Ontario that has been under a state of emergency for two months due to inadequate living conditions.”
Postmedia News, “Toronto team aids Attawapiskat”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
“Unfortunately for the people of this province, none of those promises are true.”
Jane Wilson, president, Parker Gallant, vice-president, Wind Concerns Ontario, Letter of the Day, “Promises blowin’ in the wind”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
WELL WORTH TAKING TO HEART
Identify the author of the following wise saying.
“Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”
The word for today is “wizen”.
What part of speech is “wizen”?
Define “wizen” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.