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August, 2009


August 17, 2009  5:29 PM

biweekly vs. semiweekly



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
biweekly or semiweekly, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The licensing committee resolved to meet ________ to ensure that all members could attend at...

August 12, 2009  7:24 PM

Initialisms, acronyms and articles



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
a or an, acronyms and initialisms, Business writing, CIO, Quiz

typing Which is correct? We deployed __ FTTH network in Calaveras, CA. a. a b. an
...


August 12, 2009  6:18 PM

Comma rules – Dependent clauses



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
comma rules

I switched from AT&T to _______________ I could only get CDMA coverage after I moved. a. Verizon, because b. Verizon because Which is correct? Continued...

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August 11, 2009  6:07 PM

8 a.m. or 8:00 a.m.?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, Quiz, time

typing Which is correct? The Mobile WiMAX sessions begin at ____ tomorrow. a. 8 a.m. b. 8:00 a.m....


August 10, 2009  7:58 PM

Me, myself or I?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, first person singular, grammar, me/myself/I, pronouns, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The CFO and ____ are very optimistic about the potential of Metro Ethernet.
a. me


August 10, 2009  5:44 PM

Complementary or complimentary?



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

typing Which is correct? The study explored whether computers and mobile phones were _________ or competitive...


August 4, 2009  7:13 PM

Subject – verb agreement



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, Quiz, subject-verb agreement

typing Which is correct? MDM comprises a set of processes and tools that ______________ an organization's data...


August 4, 2009  5:14 PM

Every day vs. everyday — when to use which?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused words, every day or everyday, Quiz

typing Which is correct? In late 2008, Nortel and T-Mobile tested LTE under __________ conditions. a. every day b....


August 4, 2009  1:45 PM

It’s or its?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophe abuse, Business writing, CIO, it's or its, pronouns and possession, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Because of ___ performance benefits, D2D2T is becoming more widely used. a. it's b....


August 3, 2009  8:20 PM

Acronyms and initialisms ending in “s” and possession



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
acronyms and initialisms, Business writing, CIO, possessive case, Quiz, words ending in s

typing Which is correct? _____ compatibility with earlier technologies is one advantage. a. SAS's b....


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