TWO GRAMMAR CHALLENGES
The errors in the examples below should challenge your grammar skills.
Find, identify and fix them.
“The dividend helps the city balance its budget so it doesn’t have to raise taxes (not to take away from the difficult decisions council has made to avoid raising taxes). Except, if Enwin applies to raise electricity rates, in effect that’s like raising taxes.”
Anne Jarvis, “Non-audit not worth $32,000″, The Windsor Star, Monday, April 22, 2013.
“ ‘These kids are lucky there was not more serious injuries – or worse.’ ”
Staff Sgt, Steve Bodri, in a Dave Battagello story, “Five in stolen car ‘lucky’: Police”, The Windsor Star, Monday, April 22, 2013.
The word for today is “felicity”.
What part of speech is “felicity”?
Define “felicity” and use it in a sentence.
Try to use “felicity” in your speech today.