FRONT PAGE FOLLIES
The errors in the following are common but are still errors.
Identify and correct the errors in the examples below. Be sure to cite reasons to back up your choices.
“A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault on a 71-year-old woman who he took on a harrowing four-hour ride through snowy rural roads three years ago, threatening to kill her along the way and assaulting her in a deserted church parking lot.”
Craig Pearson, “MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SENIOR’S SEX ASSAULT”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, May 24, 2012.
“Pair of beavers move in at Pelee”
Sharon Hill story headline, “Pair of beavers move in at Pelee”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, May 24, 2012.
The word for today is “follies”.
What part of speech is “follies”?
Define “follies” and use it in a sentence.
BONUS: earn a GOLD STAR by explaining the appropriateness of the definition of “follies” as the heading of today’s exercise.