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September 8, 2009  3:17 PM

Plural of request for proposal



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
acronyms and initialisms, Business writing, CIO, pluralization, Quiz

typing Which is correct? When you respond to _______________ from multiple companies, you should demonstrate a broad...

September 3, 2009  2:47 PM

Colons vs. semicolons



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, colons / semicolons, grammar, punctuation, Quiz

Follow us on Twitter@tao_of_grammar Which is correct? The CEO cannot _____ he's given so much slack that even his most dismal...


September 2, 2009  8:22 PM

Expressing large sums of money



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, large sums of money, money, Quiz

Which is correct? The ARRA stimulus package included ________ for healthcare IT. a. $20 billion b. $20 billion dollars Continued »


August 31, 2009  1:21 PM

Begging the question or raising it?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
begging the question, Business writing, CIO, commonly misused expressions, logical fallacies, Quiz, word meanings

typing Which is correct? Because cyberbullying occurs outside the school, the situation ______ the question of whether...


August 28, 2009  4:13 PM

Less or fewer?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, less or fewer, quantities, Quiz

typing Which is correct? I use disposable email accounts because I'm trying to get ____ junk messages in my main...


August 27, 2009  1:12 PM

Perspective / prospective



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, perspective / prospective, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Accurately portraying _________ is a challenging aspect of 3-D graphic art. a....


August 26, 2009  4:13 PM

Colons and semicolons



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, colons / semicolons, grammar, punctuation, Quiz, sentence structure

typing Which is correct? Every day, most people use one or more of these types of _______ estimation, educated guesses...


August 24, 2009  4:02 PM

“One in three has” or “one in three have?”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, Quiz, subject-verb agreement

typing Which is correct? One in three end users ____ a wireless home network. a. has b....


August 20, 2009  2:17 PM

More so or moreso?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, compound words, moreso / more so, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? The ability to


August 19, 2009  1:11 PM

Continuous or continual?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, continual or continuous, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The breach attempts were apparently random but _______. a. continuous b....


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