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June, 2009


June 10, 2009  9:09 PM

Which is correct — ones or one’s?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, one's or ones, personal pronouns, personal pronouns and possession, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Personality...

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June 9, 2009  10:09 PM

The Oxford Comma (AKA the serial comma)



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commas, Oxford comma, punctuation, Quiz, serial comma

typing Which is correct? Ethical hacking is also known as penetration testing, intrusion _________________. a. testing,...


June 9, 2009  10:16 AM

Which is correct — less or fewer?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, less or fewer, numbers, Quiz

typing Which is correct? According to Lockheed's rules, the ____ people involved in a


June 8, 2009  3:56 PM

Which is correct — like minded or like-minded?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, compound adjectives, hyphenation, like-minded or like minded, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Although it's mostly thought of as a professional networking site, LinkedIn is also a good...


June 5, 2009  5:37 PM

Which is correct — ingenious or ingenuous?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misspelled words, ingenious or ingenuous, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Many e-readers have ________ energy-saving features to lengthen the time between charges. a....


June 4, 2009  2:38 PM

Which is correct — illusion, allusion or elusion?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
allusion, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, illusion and elusion, Quiz, spelling, words that sound the same

typing Which is correct? Atom was chosen as the name for the processor as an _________ to the tiny but powerful particle...


June 3, 2009  3:35 PM

Sums under a dollar



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

typing Which is correct? The Wall Street Journal wants to implement a micropayments system in which accessing a single...


June 1, 2009  8:38 PM

Subject – verb agreement and the parenthetical phrase



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, is/are, Quiz, subject/verb agreement

typing Which is correct? Easy administration, as well as greater security, ___ expected when you install an IP...


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