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July 13, 2009  5:33 PM

Which is correct — averse or adverse?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
averse or adverse, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, Inigo Montoya, Quiz, Security

typing Which is correct? As online security attacks increase, corporations are less ______ to allocating budget for...

July 2, 2009  8:04 PM

Which is correct — just deserts or just desserts?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, chafe or chaff, CIO, commonly confused words, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Some people fear that robots will get out of hand and suggest that we'll get our just _______...


June 5, 2009  5:37 PM

Which is correct — ingenious or ingenuous?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misspelled words, ingenious or ingenuous, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Many e-readers have ________ energy-saving features to lengthen the time between charges. a....


June 4, 2009  2:38 PM

Which is correct — illusion, allusion or elusion?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
allusion, Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, illusion and elusion, Quiz, spelling, words that sound the same

typing Which is correct? Atom was chosen as the name for the processor as an _________ to the tiny but powerful particle...


May 29, 2009  1:33 PM

Which is correct — simple or simplistic?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused words, Quiz, simple or simplistic

typing Which is correct? A good markup language should be as ________ as possible, rather than needlessly...


May 18, 2009  5:42 PM

Which is correct — flout or flaunt?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused words, flaunt or flout, Quiz

typing Which is correct? It only takes one user ________ security policies to give an attacker access to network data....


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 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...


April 30, 2009  12:41 PM

Which is correct – diffuse or defuse?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, diffuse or defuse, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Predictive models of climate change inspired a movement to ______ the situation. a....


April 23, 2009  10:26 PM

Which is correct — loath or loathe?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, loath or loathe, spelling

typing Which is correct? Although the owners were originally _______ to change their management strategy, they were...


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