PLEASE! GET A GRAMMAR LIFE!
Find, identify and correct the mistakes in the following examples.
“ ‘It’s in the hands of Health Canada,’ McNamara said. ‘They just don’t have enough people to process these kind of numbers.’
Gary McNamara, in a Dave Battagello story, “Investors forge ahead on medical pot sites”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
“The standoff began after a woman came home from work to find a man, who she met a few weeks ago, sitting on her couch.”
Area Briefs, “Man charged after police standoff “, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
“ ‘Integrity is an important factor when choosing your councillor. They should know their ward,” Marignani wrote.’ ”
Dalson Chen, quoting Angelo Marignani in his story, “Battle in Ward 7 getting personal”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
“After beating his seven month-old son Raymond Soulliere, stuffing him into a garbage bag and chucking him in the Detroit River, Laroche was sentenced 10 years in prison.
But not before Laroche, then 19, and his 15- year- old girlfriend sparked a firestorm by calling the media and claiming the boy had been kidnapped.
Trevor Wilhelm, “Bodies of work”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
ENJOY YOUR REAL THOUGHTS
Identify the author of the following.
“If an idea’s worth having once, it’s worth having twice.”
The word for today is “dichotomy”.
What part of speech is “dichotomy”?
Define “dichotomy” and use it in a sentence.