Next week, I will post the corrections and explanations for the last two installments, including the one below, of professionally, and I use that term very loosely, written material.
CAN THEY NOT EVEN USE BASIC GRAMMAR CORRECTLY?
Once again, find, identify, explain and correct the writing errors in the following examples.
If you cannot identify the errors, you need some Writing 101 help also.
“ ‘There are plans to accept other roles in the organization that Eddie, the board of directors and myself feel I can contribute to,’ Komsa said Monday.”
Marty Komsa, CEO and president, WFCU, in a GRACE MACALUSO story, “Ex-mayor Francis promoted to credit union president”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, April 26, 2016.
“Through the peace bond, a series of conditions were imposed on Stefan.”
Paul Cherry, “Crown says man arrested at casino with $90K conned it from Montreal woman”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
“So if you receive an invite to an ethnic wedding, especially a South Asian one, here are some things you can expect.”
Sarah Mushtaq, “This wedding season, avoid the ‘aunties’ at the reception”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
“It’s an appropriate sentence given the amount of images involved in this particular case,” Dean said.
Lloyd Dean, Ontario Court Justice, in a Dylan Kristy story, “Lakeshore man sentenced to 3 years in child porn case”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, April 28, 2016.