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November 15, 2013  11:45 AM

How to tell your -ables from your -ibles: Admissible or admissable?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, ESL, suffixes

Which is correct?

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July 5, 2012  12:39 PM

lowdown, low down or low-down



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, CIO, hyphenation, slang

Which is correct? Read the FAQ to get the ______ on open source cloud computing. a. low down b. lowdown c. low-down


October 6, 2010  5:52 PM

Is that a trademark product or a trademarked product?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, Business writing, CIO, dropped "ed", grammar, Quiz, trademark or trademarked

Which is correct? Microsoft has a _______ data summarization product called "PivotTable" although as two words, pivot table is generic. a. trademarked b. trademark


July 3, 2010  7:04 PM

Is that a female business owner or a woman business owner?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, Business writing, CIO, female vs. woman, grammar, nouns, Quiz

Which is correct? The Obama administration has established a mandate to support ______ business owners. a. female b. women

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December 28, 2009  9:06 PM

Ordering adjectives



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, Business writing, cellular routers, CIO, grammar, order of adjectives, Quiz

Which is correct? Although cellular wireless routers have been available for years, they are ___________________ devices. a. ugly, big metal devices b. big, ugly metal devices


December 2, 2009  3:11 PM

Faster or fastest?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, adverbs, Business writing, CIO, comparative and superlative, faster or fastest, grammar, Quiz

Which is correct? The _______ of the two drives was causing shoe-shining. a. faster b. fastest Continued »


October 23, 2009  3:56 PM

Open source — hyphenate or not?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, Business writing, CIO, hyphenation, open source, Quiz

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


October 7, 2009  8:50 PM

Easier vs. more easily



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, adverbs, Business writing, CIO, easier vs. more easily, grammar, parts of speech, Quiz

Which is correct? When a firewall uses static packet inspection, an attacker can get through the filter _______. a. easier b. more easily Continued...

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November 18, 2008  5:53 AM

Quiz: Writing for business — better or best?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adjectives, better/best, Business writing, CIO, comparative/superlative

typing2.jpg Which is correct? If neither of the software packages is ideal, please select the one that is ______. a....


September 17, 2008  6:13 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0917 (Part II)



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
adjectives, Business writing, doesn't/don't, third-person singular

closing.jpg Which is correct?We don't need your inventory report. It _____ matter anymore. a. don't b....


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