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April 13, 2009  7:38 PM

Would have liked to see or would have liked to have seen?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, verb tenses

typing Which is correct? I would have like to ______ the terms of service before I signed the contract. a. have...

April 13, 2009  5:27 PM

Intents and purposes or intensive purposes?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misused expressions, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? For all __________________, you'll be managing the plant for the next two weeks. a. intents...


April 3, 2009  3:21 PM

Which is correct — any time or anytime?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
any time/anytime, Business writing, CIO, Quiz

typing Which is correct? You can access a file on your hard drive __________ you want. a. any time b....


April 2, 2009  4:33 PM

Which is correct — mid-size or mid-sized?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, medium-size or medium-sized, Quiz

typing Which is correct? It's typically less expensive for small and ____________ businesses to customize commercial...


March 30, 2009  10:12 PM

Which is correct — number or amount?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, number or amount, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The _________ of computers infected with Conficker has increased dramatically. a. amount b....


March 30, 2009  4:00 PM

Which is correct — principle or principal?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, principal or principle, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? The _________ change in IPv6 is the increase of address space. a. principle b....


March 19, 2009  10:52 AM

Which is correct — dilemma or dilemna?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, dilemma / dilemna, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? The DBA was faced with a _______: Should she increase user privileges and hamper security or...


March 18, 2009  1:35 PM

Born out or borne out?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
born or borne, Business writing, CIO, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Years ago, futurists predicted that by the 21st century we would all be piloting flying cars....


March 17, 2009  12:24 PM

A fraction is or a fraction are?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, fraction, is / are, plural/singular, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Of the hundreds of green initiatives proposed, only a _________ ever implemented. a. fraction...


March 16, 2009  7:44 PM

Express permission or expressed permission?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, express permission or expressed permission, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Omnia's marketing survey states that the company will not share your information without your...


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