CARELESS INATTENTION – IT’S A PLAGUE
Read the following. After shaking your head in disgust, find, identify and correct the errors in the following examples.
“His placing of funds in an offshore tax shelter during the period when he was employed abroad — this well before he entered politics.”
Editorial, “Quebec’s election”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
“Citizens feels used by public unions”
Letters to the Editor headline, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
“There’s only two episodes of Arctic Air. Tonight at 9 on CBC.”
CBC TV commercial, Tuesday, April 1, 9:58 am. CBC News Network.
A GREAT WAY TO LIVE
Identify the author of the following noble thought.
“Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.”
The word for today is “conflate”.
What part of speech is “conflate”?
Define “conflate” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.