BACK TO THE GRAMMAR GRIND
I had a great week in Florida and am ready to do battle again with the grammar violators.
ANY ERRORS HERE?
The following cut and paste example from today’s newspaper immediately drew my attention. I pass it on to you for consideration.
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following.
“Alonger school year, mandatory extracurricular activities, school boards that are accountable for student achievement, parent councils focused on student achievement and — get this — eliminating elected trustees.”
Anne Jarvis, “What kids really need”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, November 13, 2013
THIS IS TRUE AND WORTH REMEMBERING
Identify the author of the following.
“A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.”
The word for today is “peripatetic”.
What part of speech is “peripatetic”?
Define “peripatetic” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.