BASIC GRAMMAR SLIPS
Identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“Partnering with former competitors, finding creative ways to trim labour costs and looking beyond the automotive industry for customers like never before has allowed a family-owned company to keep its doors open.”
Dave Hall, “R. J. Cyr gets creative to land clients”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, February 16, 2012.
“Shumka has 45 dancers, roughly half of which are Ukrainian heritage.”
Photo caption on a story by Ted Shaw, “Bread & butter”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, February 16, 2012.
The word for today is “abysmal”.
What part of speech is “abysmal”?
Define “”abysmal” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.