MONDAY PUN DAY
These are really silly but they are still funny.
“No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery.”
“I used to be a shoe salesman, ‘til they gave me the boot.”
“A cat ate some cheese and waited for a mouse with baited breath.”
Examine the examples below and decide if there are errors or just plain poor writing in each. Identify, explain and fix the problems. But, the most important thing is to not make the same errors yourself.
“Take Johnna Horn. She stopped shopping at Target for two months after its breach was disclosed. Yet when she heard the news about Home Depot, she wasn’t alarmed.”
Anne D’Innocenzio, The Associated Press, “Huge Home Depot data breach could set new retailer record”, The Windsor Star, Friday, September 12, 2014.
“He sees a structural problem, with our downtown located, not at the centre, but on the fringe of a greater Windsor expanding further and further away from the core.”
Gord Henderson, “Harbingers of what Windsor can expect, The Windsor Star, Saturday, September 13, 2014.
The word for today is “precursor”.
What part of speech is “precursor”?
Define “precursor” and use it in a sentence.