Each of the following has a confusing construction problem.
Explain and repair the problem in each example.
“Prince William and Kate Middleton’s aggressive legal strategy over topless photos of Britain’s likely future queen is the first salvo in what could be a decades-long tug-of-war over their family’s privacy.”
The Associated Press, “Royals go all out to fight press over topless Kate”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 19, 2012.
“Politics is my favourite subject. They are such fascinating people.”
“I never go to that place because they have dirty beds.”
“Every student must have their gym clothes.”
Identify the author of the following brutal observation.
“Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it.”
The word for today is “ferocity”.
What part of speech is “ferocity”?
Define “ferocity” and use it in a sentence.