THEY NEVER LEARN!
I do not know what it takes to convince people who are paid for their writing skills to write correctly.So, as long as they want to compose incorrectly and choose to publish their rather unlearned compositions, I will draw your attention to their efforts and give you the opportunity to snicker, moan incredulously or just shakes your heads in frustration.
Read, find, identify and fix the errors in the following pieces.
“If you’re trying to turn onto, turn off of or simply get somewhere on Cabana on a weekday during rush hour, be patient.”
ANNE JARVIS, “Cabana Road a mess and embarrassment”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
“More layoffs and lower pay — in the city with the highest unemployment in Canada, where the latest economic development announcement was about part-time student jobs at a call centre.”
ANNE JARVIS, “Is a tax freeze worth layoffs and lower pay?”, The Windsor Star, Monday, November 16, 2015.
“Like cleaning up blood, vomit, urine and feces, sometimes from people carrying infectious diseases like HIV and hepatitis C.”
ANNE JARVIS, “Six councillors step up, show leadership, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, November 18, 2015.
“Another group has sprang up to take advantage of the free soil.”
MARK GUARINO, special to the Washington Post, “Amid the decay, residents fight to reclaim homes”, The Windsor Star, Monday, November 23, 2015.