MICHAEL’S RULES OF CORRECT ENGLISH USAGE
Compound nouns usually pluralize the more important word.
father-in-law – fathers-in-law
governor-general – governors-general
lieutenant-general – lieutenant-generals
ANOTHER IN A SERIES
Find, identify and correct the error in the following piece.”
“The work is expected to continue Tuesday. A series of large augers are being pushed deep under the asphalt concrete just reached just south of where Ouellette Avenue meets Riverside Drive.”
Dalson Chen, “Work begins for jumbo flag”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
The word for today is “insouciance”.
What part of speech is “insouciance”?
Define “insouciance” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.