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November, 2008


November 25, 2008  5:50 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — counsel or council?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, counsel/council, grammar

typing2.jpg Which is correct? When working in a foreign country, a savvy project manager might seek ______ from local contacts...

November 25, 2008  4:25 PM

Writing for Business – is/are



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
agreement, CIO, is / are, subject-verb agreement

walter_bender2.jpg Which is correct? The cost of hardware, software applications and related services _______ applied...


November 18, 2008  5:53 AM

Quiz: Writing for business — better or best?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, better/best, Business writing, CIO, comparative/superlative

typing2.jpg Which is correct? If neither of the software packages is ideal, please select the one that is ______. a....


November 17, 2008  2:56 PM

Writing for Business – has, have



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CIO, has, have

crackberry.jpg Which is correct? Deployment of GPS-capable mobile devices _______ dramatically increased during the past...


November 13, 2008  1:51 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — one or more: was or were?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
agreement, Business writing, CIO, grammar, subject-verb agreement, was/were

typing1.jpg Which...


November 13, 2008  1:50 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — to hyphenate or not?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, compound words, hyphenation, prefixes

typing.jpg Which is correct? The _________ headers shipped with SuSE Linux 9.0 contain several minor bugs that could not be...


November 12, 2008  12:58 PM

Writing for Business – slow / slowly



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
adverbs, CIO

slow1.jpg Is your computer running _________?  Disable start-up programs that you don't use and run your anti-virus application.


November 11, 2008  3:12 AM

Writing for Business – e.g. / e.i.



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CIO

help.jpg Which is correct? The company requires you to use a trusted program to detect and remove spyware (_________ Windows...


November 7, 2008  12:58 PM

Writing for Business – its, it’s, their



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
agreement, CIO

This management company has each corporate tenant sign _____ lease on the third day of the month. a....


November 6, 2008  1:47 PM

Writing for business – I, myself



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CIO, reflexive pronouns

decision.jpg Michael Dell and ________ are responsible for the decision. We will ask each employee to take an unpaid vacation...


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