BASIC MISTAKES THAT SHOULD NOT OCCUR
Find and correct the errors in the following pieces. Explain the reasoning for each selection.
“Neither the airline nor its unions are legally allowed to instigate a work stoppage throughout the CIRB process, which takes, on average, about two months to complete.”
Financial Post, “Raitt pushes back-to-work bill”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
“The challenge stares every recent college graduate directly in the eyes, even if they are a two-time Olympic gold medalist.”
Bob Duff, “Agosta coming of age”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
“That said, there’s nothing like twisting the top off of an Oreo cookie, or enjoying a handful with a tall glass of milk after a hard day.”
Lesley Chesterman, Postmedia News, “A sweet century: Iconic Oreo hits 100″, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
The word for today is “gossamer”.
What part of speech is “gossamer”?
Define “gossamer” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.