ALAS, POOR GRAMMAR! THEY KNOW HIM NOT!
Identify and correct the error in the following examples. Explain your reasoning.
“The Zambitos, each of whom are seeking $500,000 in damages, accuse the police of ‘intentional infliction of emotional distress,’ negligent investigation, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment.”
Doug Schmidt, “Teacher sues police for $1M”, The Windsor Star, Friday, September 21, 2012.
“Meet the staff is largely social, still, it’s another chance to meet your child’s teacher, discuss expectations for the year and see your child’s classroom.”
Anne Jarvis, “Students caught in crossfire”, The Windsor Star, Friday, September 21, 2012.
The word for today is “discrepancy”.
What part of speech is “discrepancy”?
Define “discrepancy” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.