PRIME EXAMPLES OF POOR & INCORRECT ENGLISH USAGE
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces.
“But if you are asking me what I think about someone else having a different opinion, it’s a free country. Let them think what they want. I could care less.”
Brian Mulroney in a Mark Kennedy of Postmedia News story, “Mulroney looks back on the 1984 election”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, September 4, 2014.
“ ‘It seemed like the odds were a little bit stacked.’
New coach Dallas Eakins, first full- season for general manager Craig MacTavish.
Unfortunately same old results.
Out of the playoffs, and very early.
‘This year, we’re coming in with a bit of a chip on our shoulder,’ Hall said.”
Jim Matheson, Postmedia News, “Ex-Spit Hall tired of missing the playoffs”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, September 4, 2014.
The word for today is “ministrations”.
What part of speech is “ministrations”?
Define “ministrations” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted tomorrow, Friday.
It is coming. Please, be patient.