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March, 2010


March 10, 2010  1:42 PM

Beck and call or beckon call?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Top Security Specialists offers the best in personal service and puts our R&D at your ___________. a. beck and call b. beckon call

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March 9, 2010  1:30 PM

Nor and the double negative

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Which is correct? We didn't manage to meet our first energy conservation target date -- ____ even the second one. a. nor b. or

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March 8, 2010  2:29 PM

Working with dependent clauses and references

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Which is correct? A business rules engine allows users to specify logic to a computer, ________________________ a. which will then be executed. b. which will then execute it.

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March 5, 2010  1:50 PM

Minuscule or miniscule?

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Which is correct? According to PCWorld, __________ transistors will some day power portable

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March 3, 2010  2:30 PM

Backward-compatible or backwards compatible?

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Which is correct? The new high-bandwidth cabling system was designed to be ____________ with existing technology. a. backward-compatible b. backwards-compatible

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March 1, 2010  6:00 PM

Run the gauntlet or the gamut?

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Which is correct? Household applications that could be powered by fuel cells run the ______ from lamps to slow cookers. a. gamut b. gauntlet

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