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July 7, 2013  8:29 PM

There are a thousand … whats? C’mon, Apple — don’t you have spell check?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Errors in the media, pluralization

Which is correct?

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December 21, 2012  12:15 AM

‘Twas the night before Christmas — or should that be “t’was”?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, archaic speech and grammar, archaic words and phrases

  Which is correct? _______ the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. a. 'Twas b. T'was


December 6, 2012  11:35 AM

‘Tis the season or t’is the season?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophe abuse, apostrophes, contractions, ESL

  Which is correct? Be careful shopping online: According to security experts, ____ the season for identity theft. a. 'tis b. t'is


April 1, 2010  2:14 PM

Is it April Fools, April Fool’s or April Fools’ Day?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, April Fools', Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, spelling holiday names

Which is correct? The Daily Telegraph reported that ferrets would be involved in delivering broadband to rural areas. Oh right -- it's ____________. a. April Fools Day b. April Fool's Day c. April Fools'...


November 25, 2009  1:57 PM

Till or ’til?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, grammar, Quiz, robots, till or 'til, writing

Which is correct? Because time is limited, please hold your questions ____ after the robot demonstration. a. till b. 'til Continued »


October 26, 2009  10:29 PM

1990′s or 1990s?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, dates, grammar, plurals, Quiz

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


October 15, 2009  5:06 PM

PDA’s or PDAs?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophe abuse, apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, grammar, pluralization, Quiz

Which is correct? Anything that promises to keep operating costs lower is likely to spur the market for smart phones and _____. a. PDA's b. PDAs Continued...

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July 14, 2009  1:43 PM

Dot i’s and cross t’s?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophe abuse, apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, dot i's and cross t's, pluralization, pluralizing single letters, Quiz

typing Which is correct? When it comes to compliance, make sure all your ____________________. a. i's are dotted and...


June 10, 2009  9:09 PM

Which is correct — ones or one’s?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, one's or ones, personal pronouns, personal pronouns and possession, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Personality...

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May 6, 2009  2:24 PM

Which is correct – apostrophe or no apostrophe?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, Quiz, websites

typing Which is correct? You can download a free trial version of the software from the ________ website. a. Tucows b....


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