Monday, March 24, 2008

NEW WEEK - SAME OLD

"WHEN WILL THEY EVER LEARN...?

Find and correct the errors in the following sentences.

"Leamington police Sgt. Mike Symons said the crash occurred at 9:17 p.m. in the 200 block of County Road 37, where a group of teens were standing in the rural area."
Sonja Puzic, "Seven struck by car", The Windsor Star, Monday, March 24, 2008.

"None of their injuries are life-threatening, Symons said."
Sonja Puzic, "Seven struck by car", The Windsor Star, Monday, March 24, 2008.


TODAY'S WORD

The word for today is "extirpate".
Define "extirpate" and use it in a sentence.

1 comment:

BJ said...

extirpate - to displace; to remove from an area.

The Timber Rattlesnake was extirpated from Ontario in the 1940's.