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May, 2009


May 29, 2009  1:33 PM

Which is correct — simple or simplistic?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused words, Quiz, simple or simplistic

typing Which is correct? A good markup language should be as ________ as possible, rather than needlessly...

May 27, 2009  5:02 PM

Which is correct — OSes or OS’s?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, OS's or OSes, pluralization, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? The criteria for choosing among ____ for mobile devices are complicated. a. OS’s b. OSes...


May 27, 2009  4:48 PM

Which is correct — missuse or misuse?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, misuse or missuse, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Privacy watchdog organizations are concerned about the potential ______ of information when...


May 26, 2009  3:52 PM

Which is correct — separate or seperate?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, Quiz, seperate or separate, spelling

typing Which is correct? In a hybrid cloud, sensitive data and computing resources may be maintained in two _________...


May 21, 2009  5:57 PM

Which is correct — judgement or judgment?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, judgement or judgment, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? It might pay off to migrate your organization to a cloud computing environment but you'll have...


May 20, 2009  1:27 PM

“Here, here” or “hear, hear?”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, hear, here, here or hear, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? There were cries of ___________ from board members when the CFO announced that the


May 18, 2009  5:42 PM

Which is correct — flout or flaunt?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused words, flaunt or flout, Quiz

typing Which is correct? It only takes one user ________ security policies to give an attacker access to network data....


May 14, 2009  6:54 PM

Beg the question or raise the question?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
begging the question, Business writing, CIO, commonly misused phrases, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The age of ubiquitous social connectivity ____ the question of whether we really need to be...


May 13, 2009  11:46 AM

Stanch or staunch?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misspelled words, Quiz, stanch / staunch

typing Which is correct? James Turnbull discusses three open source tools that can be used in conjunction to secure...


May 12, 2009  12:08 PM

Neither – nor and verb agreement



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, neither / nor, Quiz, subject-verb agreement

typing Which is correct? Currently, neither voice dialing nor voice search ___ considered to be dependable. a. is b....


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