WORK ON YOUR GRAMMAR ALSO!
This is the second example in as many days of people of prominence needing a lesson in correct English usage.
Find, identify and correct the error.
Try to explain the rule that is applicable.
And do not make the same error yourself.
“ ‘I know in politics the perception can become reality, but in this case the perception is not based on the facts,’ Hatfield said. ‘Myself, Taras (Natyshak) and Lisa (Gretzky) fight hard every day up here to make sure the region doesn’t get stiffed.’ ”
MPP Percy Hatfield (NDP-Windsor-Tecumseh) in a Dave Battagello story, “Is absence of Liberal MPPs hurting the Windsor area?”