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November 21, 2012  2:14 PM

Fine distinctions: “few” vs. “a few”

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, common sentence errors, common writing errors, ESL, word choice

  Which is correct? Because online security is still far from perfect, there are _____ things to consider before launching into Cyber Monday shopping. a.¬†few b. a few

November 8, 2012  1:27 PM

Overnegation: Double negatives make a positive

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, common sentence errors, overnegation

What does this sentence mean? It's unlikely that the software will never be standardized. a. The software is likely to be standardized. b. The software is not likely to be standardized.

May 17, 2012  1:49 PM

Spot the error

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
common sentence errors, Latin abbreviations, word meanings

What's wrong with this sentence? The quickly growing list of C-level titles includes CEO, CFO, CIO, CSO, etc.

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