Recently I received (from a visitor to my Webgrammar website) this question, and wonder if you can help:
I am a TA for a Special Ed basic English class. We are teaching grammar and parts of speech
and I would like to find a source of humorous sentences, lyrics to popular songs, lines from
poetry, anything interesting for the students to circle the verbs, underline the nouns,
punctuate etc. Is there a source of such sentences or paragraphs?
Have you ever wondered if it’s okay to say, “The corporation had their records audited” or whether you should say, “The corporation had its records audited”? This is basically a subject-verb agreement issue. Let’s begin by reviewing what style guides say regarding this issue: “Is a corporation a single entity or a group of people?”
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