A TRULY CYNICAL CYNIC
Identify the author of the following observation that probably sits closer to home than one might think.
“Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt. Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves.”
TOO COMMON ERRORS
Find, explain and correct the errors in the following examples.
‘The odds of stonework falling to the street below is virtually guaranteed, they warn in documents obtained by The Star under Access to Information legislation.”
Doug Schmidt, “SITE’S CONDITION SHOCKS FORMER PM”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
“ ‘Diving, especially diving 10-metre, has taught me the self-discipline that I need to go through these events along the way,’ Boudia said. ‘Diving has helped me grow up as a person.’
Into an Olympic champion, as a matter of fact.”
Bob Duff, “Champ thrives on 10-metre challenge”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
The word for today is “redact”.
What part of speech is “redact”?
Define “redact” and use it in a sentence that you create.