ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH – IN MANY FASHIONS
Identify and correct the errors in the following pieces. Cite reasons to support your choices.
“We don’t know if it was somebody hacking in, all we know it was five employers and that’s all the government’s been saying.”
Chris Thompson, quoting MPP Joe Comartin, “Security breach crashes job site”, The Windsor Star, Friday, March 2, 2012.
“Instead, the cavalier firing was shocking. An impromptu meeting called as councillors packed up to go home. No documentation, the mayor reading emails from his Blackberry, the vice-chairman of the audit committee on speaker phone.”
Anne Jarvis, “Asleep at the switch”, The Windsor Star, Friday, March 2, 2012.
The word for today is “patriarchal”.
What part of speech is “patriarchal”?
Define “patriarchal” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.
Use another form of “patriarchal” in another sentence.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.