THE USUAL SLOPPINESS
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following examples.
“Former council candidate Jason Lavigne said the town’s financial state is devastating. ‘How many employees do we have that rely on the county for income?’ he said. ‘Let’s face facts paycheques are daily bills. Is he saying he might not be able to make payroll? Should workers be socking away money?’ ”
Monica Wolfson, citing Jason Lavigne in a story, “FINANCIAL STRUGGLES MOUNT IN A’BURG”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Prostate cancer has one of the highest prevalence rates among men. One in seven Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.”
Area Briefs, Golfers ace $11,500 for prostate cancer”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, June 27, 2013.
“Francis was quick to add, however: ‘I’ve met with (Progressive Conservative leader Tim) Hudak, I’ve met with (NDP leader Andrea) Horvath.’ ”
Doug Schmidt, citing Eddie Francis in a story, “Mayor declines Wynne overture”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, June 27, 2013.
The word for today is “plutocracy”.
What part of speech is “plutocracy”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “plutocracy”?
Define “plutocracy” and use it in a sentence.
CORRECTIONS AND EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted tomorrow, Friday.