LITTLE GRAMMAR THINGS MEAN A LOT
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“City lawyer Patrick Brode said in a report to be considered by council on Tuesday that the purpose of the policy is to ‘keep violent or disruptive persons off of city premises,’ to guarantee public access to city services without interference and to ensure the safety of municipal staff.”
Patrick Brode, in a story by Doug Schmidt, “City trespass proposal draws fire”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
“Barbara Brazier, a fellow award recipient, said she was just doing what she had to do when helped rescue her neighbour from his burning house in early December.”
Beatrice Fantoni, “13-year-old among civilians honoured by police for bravery”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
TOO OFTEN IGNORED
Identify the author of the following piece of wisdom.
“No sword bites so fiercely as an evil tongue.”
The word for today is “harbinger”.
What part of speech is “harbinger”?
Define “harbinger” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.