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Unformatted text preview: Reasons: 1) Five dollars and fifteen cents is not enough to pay for rent or car payments, or a college education. 2) Kids in school, living at home, who have minimum-wage jobs can hardly pay for their used cars and clothes. 3) If the minimum wage were increased, fewer people would be on welfare 4) If the wage were significantly increased, there would be fewer people in debt, fewer people claiming bankruptcy, and crime would drop. Ambiguous term: car payments 1) insurance 2) installing bells and whistles and other wanted not needed quirks into cars. Ambiguous word: attack 1) physically attack 2) verbally attack/argue against Ambiguous word: rent 1) House rent 2) Car rent Ambiguous word: crime 1) robberies 2) financial crime 3) Urban crime including crime done by gangs 4) prostitution Ambiguous word: dire 1) Dying from lack of money to buy food 2) Can’t afford college education or car payments...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course ENGLISH 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '11 term at San Mateo Colleges.
- Summer '11