THREE CONTRIBUTORS – FOUR ERRORS
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following.
“WEMG is solely responsible for paying the cost overruns associated with the faulty under its 30-year contract with the provincial government to build, operate and maintain the parkway.
‘There is absolutely additional costs,’ Prince said. ‘I’m sure someone has an idea what those are, but I’m not that person.’ ”
Cindy Prince and Dave Battagello, “Parkway girder builder files suit”, The Windsor Star — With files from Sarah Sacheli, Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
“ ‘It’s obviously concerning, it’s troublesome, when we learn of people going to residences to conduct these types of robberies,’ Sgt. Matthew D’Asti said Tuesday.”
Trevor Wilhelm, quoting Matthew D’Asti in a story, “Man shot in head during violent home invasion”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
“It just kind of sad to me this is a part of my history, although I’m not from Windsor, I’m still Canadian.”
Chris Thompson, quoting Janelle Achioso in his story, “Students get creative with west-end landmarks”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
A SARDONIC OBSERVATION
Identify the author of the following observation.
“Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.”
The word for today is “saturnine.”
What part of speech is “saturnine”?
Define “saturnine” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.