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May, 2012


May 16, 2012  12:47 PM

Hardy or hearty?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? Rugged IT devices are designed to be _____ enough to withstand extreme environmental conditions and rough handling. a. hardy b. hearty

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May 15, 2012  5:31 PM

Pidgin, creole and lingua franca

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? English is becoming the world's _________, largely as a result of cultural globalization, fostered by television and the

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May 14, 2012  1:55 PM

Navel research or naval research?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? The United States _______ Research Laboratory (NRL) is the corporate research laboratory for the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. a. Navel b. Naval

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May 11, 2012  11:12 AM

Health care or healthcare?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct? The ___________


May 10, 2012  2:18 PM

Bad business: What’s wrong with this sentence?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

What's wrong with the following sentence? ROI conflicts with the triple bottom line, so the business sometimes neglects ...


May 9, 2012  10:30 AM

The difference between can’t underestimate, shouldn’t underestimate and can’t overestimate

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct? The CSO explained that you ___________ the desire of employees to be helpful to their bosses,...


May 8, 2012  2:02 PM

Don’t leave your modifiers hanging

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

What's wrong with this sentence? "As a prominent cloud storage provider, security is crucial."

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May 7, 2012  7:21 PM

When to use a comma after an introductory phrase

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct? a. Instead of trying to control what devices access the network, today's IT administrator should focus on managing risk. b.  Instead of trying to control what devices access the network today's IT administrator should focus on managing risk.

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