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May 14, 2009  6:54 PM

Beg the question or raise the question?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
begging the question, Business writing, CIO, commonly misused phrases, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The age of ubiquitous social connectivity ____ the question of whether we really need to be...

May 13, 2009  11:46 AM

Stanch or staunch?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misspelled words, Quiz, stanch / staunch

typing Which is correct? James Turnbull discusses three open source tools that can be used in conjunction to secure...


May 12, 2009  12:08 PM

Neither – nor and verb agreement



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, neither / nor, Quiz, subject-verb agreement

typing Which is correct? Currently, neither voice dialing nor voice search ___ considered to be dependable. a. is b....


May 11, 2009  1:25 PM

Each — singular or plural?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, each, plural/singular, Quiz, subject-verb agreement

typing Which is correct? Each of the appliances in the model kitchen _________________________ a. have


May 7, 2009  8:09 PM

Independent clauses and punctuation



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, colons, comma splices, independent clauses, Quiz

typing Which is correct? In the future, marketers won't ask for consumers' __________ just read their minds. a....


May 7, 2009  12:48 PM

Compound subjects and possessives



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, compound possessives, compound subjects, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Either ______ or Ellen's computer needs more RAM for virtual memory to function properly. a....


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....


May 5, 2009  2:47 PM

Which is correct – traveler or traveller?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, Quiz, spelling, traveler or traveller

typing Which is correct? Location-based services can help ___________ access information about local businesses and...


May 4, 2009  2:04 PM

Which is correct — codenamed or code-named?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, code-name or codename, hyphenation, Quiz

typing Which is correct? In development, Windows 7 was ___________ both Blackcomb and Vienna. a. code-named b....


May 1, 2009  2:44 PM

Which is correct — imply or infer?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, imply/infer, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The fact that the email had been deleted ______ that the evidence contained in it would have...


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