A MAJOR ERROR THAT IS EASY TO MAKE
Identify and correct the error in the following piece.
“ ‘Hopefully that won’t happen, but that’s the potential, we’ll have to wait and see,’ said, Favot, who was alone in his opposition to the school closures approved Tuesday.”
Brian Cross, quoting Frank Favot, “School closures prompt board switches”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, June 28, 2012.
A LITTLE CHALLENGE
Read the following sentence. Identify and correct the error.
“The truck stop is a little ways down the road.”
The word for today is “paltry”.
What part of speech is “paltry”?
Define “paltry” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.