Identify the author of the following observation.
“A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.”
A VARIETY OF WRITING CHALLENGES
Read the following examples. Find, identify and correct the errors.
Feel free to claim there are no errors; just remember that the type and style of writing are very relevant.
“Imagine if there was a free app that would warn you by text, a recorded phone message or buzzing that you could be in the path of a tornado headed to Windsor and Essex County.”
Sharon Hill, “Robotics team envisions tornado warning app”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
“Ornge said it also was instructed to address its ‘failure to ensure the health and safety of pilots who operate by night visual flight rules are provided with a means to ensure visual reference is maintained throughout the flight.’ ”
Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press, “Ornge failed to protect health and safety of pilots, investigators say”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
“Wouldn’t that be nice? To see this government actually do something constructive to bring it out of its have-not status?”
Editorial, “Liberal priorities”, Section Editor, John Coleman, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
The word for today is “conflate”.
What part of speech is “conflate”?
Define “conflate” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.