HOW MANY ERRORS CAN YOU FIND?
Identify and correct the errors in the following pieces. Give reasons for your choices.
“A large group of members are working with Windsor lawyer Paul Brisebois to make bids. ‘Some of these people have lived there a long, long time, they’ve put money into the properties, unfortunately you don’t get credit for that,’ he said. ‘I tell people, pick a number where if you’re successful, great. But, if you’re not, that’s OK too.’ ”
Brian Cross, “RESIDENTS REAR SELL-OFF OF CO-OP HOUSING”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, August 1, 2012.
“Elections Ontario discovered the ‘massive breach’ when two memory sticks went missing, but it didn’t tell the public until July 17, prompting investigations by the information and privacy minister and provincial police.”
The Canadian Press, “Privacy commish lashes elections Canada”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, August 1, 2012.
NOTE THE DEPTH IN THIS
Identify the author of the following piece of wisdom.
“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.”
The word for today is “unscrupulous”.
What part of speech is “unscrupulous”?
Define “unscrupulous” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.