MISTAKES TOO OFTEN MADE
Correct the mistakes in the example below. Give reasons to support your assessment. (There are two.)
“ ‘Given the background it was a very unique case,’ Dube said.”
Brian Dube in a story by Beatrice Fantoni, “Stabbing death leads to 10-year sentence”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, February 8, 2012.
You are either brilliant or have a great search machine if you know the source of this line, but try.
At least take it to heart.
“Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading.”
The word for today is “scourge”.
What part of speech is “scourge”?
Give at least two definitions of “scourge” and use it in a sentence that shows one of those meanings.