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October, 2008


October 31, 2008  7:17 PM

Writing for Business – active voice / passive voice

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

computer_lab.jpg Which is correct? After I made an image, ________________ a.  the new machines were cloned. b. I...

October 30, 2008  6:26 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — commas and semicolons

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Which is correct? The office was reduced to a ________ employees worked a lot of very long shifts. a. skeleton crew, b....


October 30, 2008  12:41 PM

Writing for Business – different than/from

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

data_center.jpg Which is correct? Our plan for client virtualization is somewhat different __________ our plan for server...


October 28, 2008  4:30 PM

Writing for business – flair / flare

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

jobs.jpg Which is correct? With his usual ________ for publicity, Steve Jobs upstaged the world's largest electronics trade fair...


October 28, 2008  1:31 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — who or that?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

calendar.jpg Which is correct? The successful capacity planner is one ___ makes trade-offs between present and future...


October 22, 2008  8:01 PM

Writing for Business – I / me

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

meeting.jpg Which is correct? Stealth layoffs? I think this is a matter for you and _______ to decide. a. I b....


October 22, 2008  7:52 PM

Writing for Business – our / our’s

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

piggybank.jpg Which is correct? After they had exhausted their department's contingency budget, they wanted to tap into...


October 22, 2008  7:19 PM

Writing for Business – neither is / are

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

laptop1.jpg Which is correct? Neither of the software applications _____ backwards compatible. a. is b....


October 22, 2008  10:28 AM

Quiz: Writing for business — since or because?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

raid.jpg Which is correct? The project impact analysis found that _______ RAID implementation increased the mean time between...


October 21, 2008  10:41 AM

Quiz: Writing for business — parentheses and periods

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

parentheses.jpg Which is correct? Test coders will develop scenarios and exercises to test new code _________________ a. ...


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