MORE WRITING FOR YOUR RED PEN
Find, identify and correct the errors in the examples below.
“This is an area of work I have been delving into for six of my eight years in cabinet in the economic development portfolio, it always had something to do with energy. That’s probably where my fascination with energy began, and I always enjoyed it.”
Chris Thompson, “Hydro One just made Pupatello busier”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, November 21, 2013.
“ ‘Obviously I’ve been winding back into the private sector in terms of work so I’ve been taking things slowly, in no rush,’ said Pupatello.”
Sandra Pupatello, in a Chris Thompson story, “Hydro One just made Pupatello busier”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, November 21, 2013.
“ ‘Because the projects were underfinanced, money he had promised to invest had not been invested, money had been taken out, in some cases he had double-pledged assets or money, or told multiple investors ‘You’re part of this project.’ ’ ”
Jeff Tillotson, a Dallas lawyer, in a Brian Cross story, “Skepticism greets reports of fugitive developer’s death”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, November 21, 2013.
The word for today is “perspicuous”.
What part of speech is “perspicuous”?
Define “perspicuous” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted tomorrow, Friday.