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March, 2009


March 30, 2009  10:12 PM

Which is correct — number or amount?

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typing Which is correct? The _________ of computers infected with Conficker has increased dramatically. a. amount b....

March 30, 2009  4:00 PM

Which is correct — principle or principal?

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typing Which is correct? The _________ change in IPv6 is the increase of address space. a. principle b....


March 26, 2009  5:20 PM

Common grammar errors – than or from?

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Which is correct? Their plan for public Wi-Fi is somewhat different __________ our plan for extending broadband access. a. than b. from Continued...

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March 25, 2009  4:24 PM

Common grammar mistakes – Which or that?

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Which is correct? The new company camcorders, _______ are smaller and take better video, cost half as much as the camcorders we already had. a. which b. that

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March 23, 2009  3:50 PM

Grammar Mistakes – between, among

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To reap benefits from the use of COTS products in government, there must be more collaboration ________ the military and private sector industry. a. between b. among Which is correct?

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March 19, 2009  10:52 AM

Which is correct — dilemma or dilemna?

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typing Which is correct? The DBA was faced with a _______: Should she increase user privileges and hamper security or...


March 18, 2009  1:35 PM

Born out or borne out?

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typing Which is correct? Years ago, futurists predicted that by the 21st century we would all be piloting flying cars....


March 17, 2009  12:24 PM

A fraction is or a fraction are?

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typing Which is correct? Of the hundreds of green initiatives proposed, only a _________ ever implemented. a. fraction...


March 16, 2009  7:44 PM

Express permission or expressed permission?

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typing Which is correct? Omnia's marketing survey states that the company will not share your information without your...


March 16, 2009  12:50 PM

Which is correct — founder or flounder?

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typing Which is correct? All 550 employees found jobs with a competitor when the company ___________ and left them out...


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