MONDAY PUN DAY
It is time to enjoy some silliness.
“Today, dead batteries were given out free of charge.”
“I used to be twins. My mother has a picture of me when I was two.”
“A farmer was milking his cow. He was just starting to get a good rhythm going when a bug flew into the barn and started circling his head. Suddenly, the bug flew into the cow’s ear. The farmer didn’t think much about it, until the bug squirted out into his bucket. It went in one ear and out the udder.”
MONDAY MISTAKE DAY
In contrast, read the following bad, as opposed to silly, examples of twisted composition and find, identify and correct the errors.
“A pair of teenage suspects are facing arson charges in connection with the spectacular factory fire in Windsor’s east end last month.”
Dalson Chen, “Two teens arrested in connection with major factory fire”, The Windsor Star, Saturday, July 12, 2014.
“Since early in the season a variety of fans have met up there giving the atmosphere a friendly and inviting feel, becoming a go-to place to catch the game.”
Rick Dawes, “Streets covered in a sea of red, yellow and black,” The Windsor Star, Monday, July 16, 2014.
“Often an individual seeks political office because they have a personal issue they feel can be influenced by their presence on a council.”
Lloyd Brownjohn, “Politics complicated, time-consuming”, The Windsor Star, Monday, July 28, 2014.
The word for today is “puissance”.
What part of speech is “puissance”?
Define “puissance” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.