MICHAEL’S RULES OF CORRECT ENGLISH USAGE
Words ending in “-self” or “-selves” are called reflexive pronouns and always refer to another word that has already been named; they must have an antecedent.
“The mayor appointed myself to the property committee.” (INCORRECT)
“The mayor appointed me to the property committee.” (CORRECT)
Do you confuse these words?
Define the words “retch” and “wretch”.
What part of speech is each word?
Create sentences using “wretch” and “retch” correctly.
The word for today is “debacle”.
What part of speech is “debacle”?
Define “debacle” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.