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August, 2009


August 31, 2009  1:21 PM

Begging the question or raising it?

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typing Which is correct? Because cyberbullying occurs outside the school, the situation ______ the question of whether...

August 28, 2009  6:12 PM

RT stands for “retweet”

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Retweet is a Twitter term that means to rebroadcast a message that someone else wrote (I say "someone else" but I have also seen people retweeting their own messages. Which always seems like cheating.) Retweeting is complimentary to the original tweeter and helps get them and their messages out to...


August 28, 2009  4:13 PM

Less or fewer?

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typing Which is correct? I use disposable email accounts because I'm trying to get ____ junk messages in my main...


August 27, 2009  1:12 PM

Perspective / prospective

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typing Which is correct? Accurately portraying _________ is a challenging aspect of 3-D graphic art. a....


August 26, 2009  4:13 PM

Colons and semicolons

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typing Which is correct? Every day, most people use one or more of these types of _______ estimation, educated guesses...


August 25, 2009  1:37 PM

Bare in mind or bear in mind?

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________ in mind that using a larger label which will increase the cost of your barcode initiative. a. bear b. bare Which is correct?

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August 24, 2009  4:02 PM

“One in three has” or “one in three have?”

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typing Which is correct? One in three end users ____ a wireless home network. a. has b....


August 20, 2009  2:17 PM

More so or moreso?

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typing Which is correct? The ability to


August 19, 2009  1:11 PM

Continuous or continual?

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typing Which is correct? The breach attempts were apparently random but _______. a. continuous b....


August 18, 2009  1:20 PM

Anymore or any more?

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typing Which is correct? The music industry is in flux because so many people don't buy music on CDs ________. a. any...


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