AP style book exercise 3.6+3.7

Exercise 3.6

1. The first rutabaga eating contest was canceled because of adverse weather.

2. It is not all right to drink excess of beer before going to the football game.

3. Like Einstein said, “All knowledge is relative.”

4. The state capital of Los Angeles is located at 3722 Dagwood Rd.

5. The mayor refused to go along with the city council vote. “I descent,” he stated.

6. Madonna certainly has a flair for fashion; she always wears expensive outfits.

7. The bomb completely destroyed Senator Kitsmoot’s bird cage.

8. My bright-green Chevrolet, which is in the garage, needs a new transmission.

9. Knopke’s hilarious joke elicited laughter from the Midville City Council.

10. Jones lay on the floor waiting for the job interview to begin.

11. Horowitz — an ethics major , vowed never to compromise his principles.

12. At the end of the book report, Haynes cited the World Book as a source.

Exercise 3.7

1. The 25-year-old man wept as he left Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

2. This Nov. 10 will mark our anniversary.

3. Don’t park the car on Rodeo Drive. Instead, park it at 12 Davies Street.

4. They spent $130 to buy a new set of nose rings.

5. Smoots moved to the North because the people there are so nice.

6. At 7 p.m. this evening, the rodeo will begin in the town square.

7. The terrorists blew up their home at 123 Melrose St. yesterday.

8. Twenty-two seamstresses were needed to mend the prom dresses.

9. About five percent of the professors have lost their hair.

10. Jones decided to leave after 2 feet of snow fell at his home in Columbus, Ohio.

11. Ms. Smith bet $50 that her brother weighed more than a 1964 Chevy.

12. On Sept. 1, John Smith, the governor of California, set his trailer on fire.

13. A fire began at 3325 McDonald Dr. when an oven full of rutabagas exploded.

14. During the 70’s, everyone wore bell-bottom blue jeans to church.

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