It is considered cheap writing but, often, it is very clever and really fun to pun.
“A backward poet writes inverse.”
“A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.”
WHAT IS A SENTENCE?
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“Patrick Bergeron’s face is a battlefield at the moment. Red rash above his right eyebrow and under his eye, his great Roman nose damaged, with two stitches poking out of a wider red gash across the bridge.”
Bruce Arthur, Postmedia News, “Playing like angry birds won’t help Penguins against Bruins”, The Windsor Star, Monday, June 3, 2013.
“Clean your room. Comb your hair. Do your homework. These are all things parents wish their teenagers would do.
Except when you’re like 13-year-old Julianne and a spotless room, a flawless hair part and error-free homework become obsessions, triggering unexplained fits of rage and tears.”
Beatrice Fantoni, “Perfect kids or OCD?”, The Windsor Star, Monday, June 3, 2013.
“They leave a toxic legacy that can damage our air, our water and our soil. That is, unless we find ways to recycle, reuse or – better yet – reduce the waste they create in the first place.”
Nathalie J. Chalifour, “Make producers create less garbage”, The Windsor Star, Monday, June 3, 2013.
The word for today is “jape”.
What part of speech is “jape”?
Define “jape” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.