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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 14, 2012  11:22 PM

Not that big a deal / not that big of a deal



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, common grammar errors, common writing errors

Which is correct? People who think mobile security is ______________ could be in for a rude awakening. a. not that big a deal b. not that big of a deal


August 16, 2012  6:31 PM

“Try and” vs. “try to”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, common grammar errors, common writing errors, grammar, Rock and roll grammar test

Which is correct? When I ______ print from the Web, my laptop


September 16, 2010  11:22 AM

Set up or setup?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, common grammar errors, common writing errors, grammar, make up or makeup, Quiz, set up or setup, verbs and nouns, work out or workout

Which is correct? If you're installing a wireless LAN, you should know how to ______ security properly. a. set up b. setup


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