ALWAYS BE A STICKLER FOR CORRECTNESS
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
And then there are the tomatoes. Real tomatoes. The kind that have been growing and ripening in a nearby field since May, that are a little misshapen and blotchy because they haven’t been shielded from the real world in a greenhouse.
Claire Brownell, “Business brisk at Detroit markets”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
” ‘When Whole Foods was opening, it was like, ‘Oh wow, the saviour of Detroit, we’re going to have a grocery store,’ he said. ‘Hello? We’ve been a grocery store since 1956.’ ”
Claire Brownell, citing Jim Garrison in her story, “Business brisk at Detroit markets”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, August 14, 2013
“I saw it come off. The tongue came off, it bounced once and it went right into the front of his van.”
Brian Cross, citing Mike Beedle in a story, “Runaway trailer slams into minivan on Jefferson Boulevard”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
Identify the author of the following.
“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”
The word for today is “insouciance”.
What part of speech is “insouciance”?
Define “insouciance” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.