THEY ALL SHOULD KNOW BETTER
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“U of W president Alan Wildeman called it an ‘exceptional announcement’ that brings government, academia and business together to ‘create a hub that is truly unique in Canada.’ ”
Alan Wildeman, in a Doug Schmidt story, “FEDEX TO ANCHOR AIRPORT CARGO HUB”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, October 3, 2013.
“ ‘There has to be some patience,’ said Ward 8 Coun. Bill Marra, one of a number of city councillors and other dignitaries at Wednesday’s announcement. ‘It’s one of those transformative initiatives that present new opportunities for growth.’ ”
Bill Marra, in a Doug Schmidt story, “FEDEX TO ANCHOR AIRPORT CARGO HUB”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, October 3, 2013.
“ ‘I’m surprised, I’m really surprised,’ Ford said at a gas station around the corner from the mayor’s Etobicoke home. ‘He’s a friend, he’s a good guy, I don’t throw my friends under the bus. He’s straight and narrow, never once seen the guy drink, never seen him once do drugs, so .., I’m surprised, I’m actually shocked.’ ”
Postmedia News, citing Rob Ford in a story, “Mayor Ford ‘surprised’ friend facing drug charges”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, October 3, 2013.
“ ‘The speculation is we’re a better team than last year and yet last year, we turned out to be a pretty good team,’ said Babcock, who wasn’t interested in delivering any sort of declaration off of one night’s effort.”
Bob Duff, “Welcome to the East”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, October 3, 2013.
The word for today is “nimiety”.
What part of speech is “nimiety”?
Define “nimiety” and use it in a sentence.
BONUS: Relate nimiety to today’s complete posting and receive a GOLD STAR.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted tomorrow, Friday.