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December, 2008


December 31, 2008  6:51 PM

Writing for Business – definately or definitely?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? I promise that if I can just have Friday off I will ________ be ready to start the new project on...

December 30, 2008  10:22 PM

Writing for business – New Year’s, New Years or New Years’ Eve?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

noisemaker.jpg Which is correct? After the celebrations of ____________, January 1 seems like an excellent choice for...


December 29, 2008  7:50 PM

Writing for business – copywrite or copyright?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? According to the Berne ________ convention, all content created since April 1989 is protected, whether or not that...


December 23, 2008  12:35 PM

Writing for business – principal or principle?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? The _______ reason a company switches to VoIP is to save money. a. principle b. principal
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December 22, 2008  5:22 PM

Writing for business – wreckless or reckless

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct? The bank's ________ lending practices are at least partly to blame for its current financial woes. a. reckless b. wreckless

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December 17, 2008  8:31 PM

Writing for business – trouper or trooper?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Ellen is a real _______, always doing whatever needs to be done to move a project along. a. trooper b....


December 17, 2008  2:05 AM

Writing for business – Simple past or present perfect

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct? _________ the screencast yet? a. Did you finish b. Have you finished Continued »


December 14, 2008  11:48 PM

Writing for business — a majority is or a majority are?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? A 95 percent majority ____ opposed to scheduling meetings for after 5 p.m. a. is b. are
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December 10, 2008  6:08 PM

Writing for business – indefinite pronouns

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

None of you _________ responsibility for this spagetti code fiasco? a. accept b. accepts Answer: b Explanation: None is an indefinite pronoun that can be either singular or plural, depending on sentence context. When none is used to mean "not a single one of you," it is singular and...


December 8, 2008  3:48 PM

Writing for business – comma splice

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct? Wireshark can examine traffic at a variety of ______ its flexibility makes it a valuable tool for...


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