Thursday, August 7, 2008



How many errors can you find and fix in the following piece?
Is it even relevant to the story? Be prepared to defend your opinion.

"During our layover in Tokyo, I took the opportunity to sample some Suntory. For those who didn't see it -- or couldn't take their eyes off of Scarlet Johansson long enough to notice -- that was the beverage company that Bill Murray was pimping in those ads he was filming during the movie Lost in Translation. Suntory produces all sorts of drinks -- pop, beer and hard liquor. They even manufacture a beer dispenser that would be Homer Simpson's dream. It tilts the cup for you while it pours you a cold one. Got to see this in action and it was impressive."
Bob Duff, "China journey an Olympian effort", The Windsor Star, Thursday, August 7, 2008.


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

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