A LOT TO CONSIDER HERE
There is a common error echoed in three different pieces. Identify and correct it in each case.
There are other errors which also need correcting. Identify and fix them.
“There’s going to be a significant amount of them that will be out of a job and it’s really unfortunate.”
Max Gagner, PSAC President, Local 00155, in a Sharon Hill story, “Point Pelee workers brace for cuts”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
“Among the transactions uncovered:
• ‘A significant amount of transactions for personal items.’
• ‘A number of transactions for which detailed receipts, or any receipts, are not provided making it difficult to determine if personal or business in nature.’ ”
Doug Schmidt, “LIBRARY CEO NOW IN CROSSHAIRS”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
“I was stunned reading KPMG’s report. Is there a rule that wasn’t broken? ‘A significant amount of non-compliant issues,’ it concluded.”
Anne Jarvis, “Spotlight on library CEO”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
THIS IS REALLY CYNICAL
Identify the author of the following. Feel free to disagree with it, but the author’s station in life is probably reflected in it.
“The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.”
The word for today is “adduce”.
What part of speech is “adduce”?
Define “adduce” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.