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May, 2012


May 31, 2012  1:54 PM

Demographics – plural or singular?

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Which is correct? According to some critics, the sharing of health information among organizations will provide demographics from various populations as _________ of information for insurance...

May 30, 2012  5:17 PM

Forego or forgo?

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Which is correct? "We don't know whether platform or service is the direction enterprises are going to go —...


May 29, 2012  12:08 PM

Comma confusion

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typing Which is correct?a. The iconic singer Madonna tweeted for the very first...


May 28, 2012  12:30 PM

mantle or mantel?

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typing Which is correct? Since the advent of


May 25, 2012  10:44 AM

Typos, typoes or typo’s?

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typing Which is correct?
______ are not only embarrassing -- they can be dangerous. Back in 2005,


May 24, 2012  1:26 PM

Expedite or expediate?

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Which is correct? To prevent a crippling worm attack, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urged that all users _______ application of the

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May 23, 2012  2:16 PM

Is singular “they” OK?

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Which is correct? If a new employee has only worked in a WYSIWYG interface before, _____ may be very confused by the

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May 22, 2012  5:58 PM

Chuck it up, chalk it up or chock it up?

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Which is correct? The VoIP system proposal wasn't ready in time and we missed the deadline specified in the RFP. ...


May 18, 2012  1:31 PM

Do you login or log in?

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Which is correct? Your Apple ID is the user name you use to _____ to iCloud, iTunes and the

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May 17, 2012  1:49 PM

Spot the error

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What's wrong with this sentence? The quickly growing list of C-level titles includes CEO, CFO, CIO, CSO, etc.

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