Thanks to Joann Voyce for pointing it out and Brian Thornton for documenting it online.
In fond and loving memory of Miss Helen Mullett who taught at Carleton Place High School (C.P.H.S).
There are a few pictures etc. in another blog.
Miss Helen Mullett’s 110 CORRECTED SENTENCES
- He could not work as good as his brother.
He could not work as well as his brother.
The adverb “well”, not the adjective “good”, must be used since it modifies the verb phrase “could work”.
- He threw it in the box.
He threw it into the box.
“Into” is used because “he” is outside the box.
(Compare “He walked in the room” and “He walked into the room”.)
- He was frightened so he threw it away.
As he was frightened, he threw it away.
Do not use “so” as a coordinate conjunction. Put the main idea in the main cause, and the…
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