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commonly confused words


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 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....


August 18, 2009  1:20 PM

Anymore or any more?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
anymore or any more, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, compound words, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? The music industry is in flux because so many people don't buy music on CDs ________. a. any...


August 17, 2009  5:29 PM

biweekly vs. semiweekly



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
biweekly or semiweekly, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The licensing committee resolved to meet ________ to ensure that all members could attend at...


August 10, 2009  5:44 PM

Complementary or complimentary?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, complementary/complimentary, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The study explored whether computers and mobile phones were _________ or competitive...


August 4, 2009  5:14 PM

Every day vs. everyday — when to use which?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused words, every day or everyday, Quiz

typing Which is correct? In late 2008, Nortel and T-Mobile tested LTE under __________ conditions. a. every day b....


July 27, 2009  5:36 PM

Which is correct — beside or besides?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
beside / besides, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Voice search is better than text for a number of applications________ getting stock quotes and...


July 21, 2009  2:19 PM

Which is correct — attain or obtain?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
attain or obtain, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Application streaming and virtualization can help you _______ greater network efficiency. a....


July 15, 2009  6:57 PM

Which is correct — moot or mute?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, moot or mute, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? No matter how important your message is, if you don't choose the right delivery channel, the...


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