MISTAKES! MISTAKES! MISTAKES!
Identify and correct the errors in the following examples. Give your reasons for each choice.
“Windsor’s jail – which is a maximum security jail – will eventually close and transfer to a new facility further from the city centre.”
Beatrice Fantoni, “Local correction officers join provincewide picket”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
“ ‘The U.S. has introduced its (Secure Flight) program where, if you are a frequent traveller and if you have submitted a certain number of data on a voluntary basis, you will be treated differently,’ Benjamin said.”
Jim Marriott, in a story, “Passports to get chip technology”, by François Shalom, Postmedia News, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
“ ‘We’re getting fed up with all this take-away stuff. We’re hard working people, we want to work, we don’t want to strike, and we don’t want to give away anything more either.’ ”
Chris Thompson, quoting Peter Happy in a story, “Workers have harsh words for Marchionne”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
PLEASE REMEMBER THE FALLEN HEROES
Identify the author of the following.
“Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
The word for today is “surrogate”.
What part of speech is “surrogate”?
Define “surrogate” and use it in a sentence that clearly demonstrates its meaning.