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October, 2009


October 30, 2009  2:31 PM

Writing for Business – Data is or data are

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Supporting data for those risk indicators ______ going to be difficult to obtain. a. is b. are Which is correct? Continued »

October 26, 2009  10:29 PM

1990’s or 1990s?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? The bandwidth demands of the average Internet user have increased dramatically since the _____. a. 1990s b. 1990's Continued »


October 26, 2009  3:00 PM

Me, myself, I — which is correct?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? I requested copies of the marketing report for other team members and ____. a. me b. myself c. I Continued »


October 23, 2009  8:04 PM

Between or among?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? They set up five mesh devices to create a high-bandwidth network _______ themselves without the need for a central access point. a. between b. among

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October 23, 2009  3:56 PM

Open source — hyphenate or not?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Open source describes any software whose source code is in the public domain or that is copyrighted and distributed under an ______________. a. open source license b. open-source license

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October 23, 2009  12:11 PM

Please RSVP?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? We're planning a festive meal and special surprises for employees and their guests, so _______. a. RSVP b. please RSVP Continued »


October 22, 2009  2:48 PM

“It’s” or “its” — which is correct?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Maintaining an appropriate ambient temperature for hardware is essential to ____ performance and longevity. a. it's b. its

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October 21, 2009  4:10 PM

Hyphenation — low cost or low-cost?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Cluster computing can also be used as a relatively______ form of parallel processing. a. low cost b. low-cost Continued...

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October 21, 2009  3:18 PM

Which is correct — oriented or orientated?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? The user found that the application worked well if she could get the phone view ________ with the package barcode. a. orientated b. oriented

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October 20, 2009  1:30 PM

Purposely or purposefully?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Although most information breaches aren't committed _________, the effects can be just as serious as if there had been a security attack. a. purposely b. purposefully

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