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April, 2009


April 30, 2009  12:41 PM

Which is correct – diffuse or defuse?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, diffuse or defuse, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Predictive models of climate change inspired a movement to ______ the situation. a....

April 29, 2009  6:24 PM

Colons and semicolons



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, colons, independent clauses, Quiz, semicolons, writing for business

typing Which is correct? There are three major areas of __________ network virtualization, storage virtualization and...


April 28, 2009  4:48 PM

Spell out numbers for large sums or express as numerals?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, dollar sums, money, Quiz

typing Which is correct? According to some predictions, widespread adoption of EHRs could save ____________ a year. ...


April 23, 2009  10:26 PM

Which is correct — loath or loathe?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, loath or loathe, spelling

typing Which is correct? Although the owners were originally _______ to change their management strategy, they were...


April 23, 2009  3:20 PM

Which is correct — complementary or complimentary?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, complementary/complimentary, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Usually, loyalty cards are ___________ but some companies charge for them. a....


April 22, 2009  4:33 PM

Which is correct, canvas or canvass?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, canvas or canvass, CIO, commonly confused words, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Before setting our environmental policies, we intend to ________ consumer groups for input....


April 21, 2009  7:51 PM

Which is correct — frequent or visit?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misused words, frequent as a verb, frequent or visit, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Some people join social networking sites but don't ________ them often. a. frequent b....


April 21, 2009  5:56 PM

Common grammar mistakes – pronoun agreement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
pronouns

Which is correct? Widget Company has announced that ________ testing a new scheduling and tracking software application from NDS. a. it is b. they are

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April 20, 2009  5:06 PM

Spell out ratios or use numerals?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, numbers, numerals, Quiz, ratios

typing Which is correct? Most organizations should consider ______ an achievable goal for PUE. a. 1:6 b....


April 17, 2009  2:00 PM

Which is correct — thirty-five percent or 35 percent?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
AP style, BitTorrent, Business writing, CIO, numbers, numerals, percentages, Quiz, traffic

typing Which is correct? BitTorrent accounts for as much as ______ of all Internet traffic. a. 35 percent b....


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