THESE PUNS ARE REALLY SILLY
“When an actress saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she’d dye.”
“A lawyer for a church did some cross-examining.”
“What you seize is what you get.”
THESE MISTAKES ARE NOT PUNNY AND NOT FUNNY
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following examples.
“The 72 competitors from 14 countries who are here own 30 Olympic or world championship medals between them.”
Bob Duff, “On the world stage”, The Windsor Star, Friday, May 30, 2014.
“The dirt bike was laying in the gravel shoulder of the roadway.”
Photo caption of a Nick Brancaccio story, “Dirt Bike Crash”, The Windsor Star, Saturday, May 31, 2014.
“Local market-goers can finally wine and dine themselves at the Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market, which kicked off its new season in Charles Clark Square Saturday morning with twice the amount of vendors as last year, and a matching rush of customers.”
Michelle Mark, “Wine now on farmers’ market menu”, The Windsor Star, Monday, June 2, 2014.
The word for today is “erudite”.
What part of speech is “erudite”?
Define “erudite” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.