TOUGH TO SPOT
Identify and correct the grammar error in the following example.
“ ‘Being part of the municipal heritage registry is important,’ Ward said. ‘It’s important that the history of the buildings remain intact. We are going to go ahead and initiate a request for designation.’ ”
Holly Ward, in a story, “U of W backs heritage designations”, by Don Lajoie, The Windsor Star, Friday, October 12, 2012.
The word for today is “apprise”.
What part of speech is “apprise”?
Define “apprise” and use it in a sentence that clearly demonstrates its meaning.
SOMETHING NEW IS COMING
Starting Monday, October 15, a RULE OF THE WEEK segment will be presented and which will be used, in part, to debunk certain grammar and writing myths that have persisted for years. Hopefully many of the entries will surprise you.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.