WOE TO THE READER
Find and correct all the errors in the following examples.
Be sure to give reasons for your corrections.
HINT: The errors are by the quoted speakers and by the writers.
“He said that the government’s goal appears to be to increase the amount of people who receive the flu shot and having the shots available at pharmacies will make it more accessible.”
Sharon Hill, The Windsor Star, and Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press, quoting Gary Willard in a story, “ONTARIO EXPANDS PHARMACISTS’ ROLE, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
“ ‘This is huge from the college’s viewpoint, from the amount of things we will be able to do with the Schlegel group.’ ”
“ ‘Plus the fact will we will now be able to do a lot of these things right on the campus is amazing.’ ”
Dave Battagello, quoting John Strasser in a story, “Schlegel Villages celebrates dig”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
WHEN THINKING (POLITICALLY), CONSIDER THIS!
Identify the author of this piece of truth.
“The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.”
The word for today is “rejoinder”.
What part of speech is “rejoinder”?
Define “rejoinder” and use it in a sentence.