MONDAY PUN DAY
These are punny-funny or is that funny-punny?
“Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.”
“A girl said she recognized me from the
vegetarian club, but I’d never met herbivore.”
THE USUAL ERRORS
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“Their arguments aren’t knew. In fact, they are typical of gun owners across the U.S.”
William Marsden, Postmedia News, “How some Colorado plumbers stopped gun control in its tracks”, The Windsor Star, Friday, September 20, 2013.
“The Chaboreks used to have parties at Christmas and New Year’s. ‘This place filled right up,’ he said. ‘We always had a good time.’
Until the bridge came. Then, Chaborek says, ‘everything was a mess.’ ”
Anne Jarvis, “Senior stands firm in battle with bridge over Indian Road”, The Windsor Star, Monday, September 23, 2013.
The word for today is “distraught”.
What part of speech is “distraught”?
Define “distraught” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.
Michael’s English Usage has surpassed 1,800 postings.
Congratulations to me.
I look forward to reaching 2,000.
Thank to both the contributors and readers.
The fight must continue.