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April 23, 2009  3:20 PM

Which is correct — complementary or complimentary?



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

typing Which is correct? Usually, loyalty cards are ___________ but some companies charge for them. a....

April 22, 2009  4:33 PM

Which is correct, canvas or canvass?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, canvas or canvass, CIO, commonly confused words, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? Before setting our environmental policies, we intend to ________ consumer groups for input....


April 2, 2009  2:58 PM

Common grammar mistakes – mute or moot?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
commonly confused words

Which is correct? Because our network administrators blocks access to Facebook, talking about whether employees spend too much time on Facebook at work is a   _______ point. a. mute b. moot


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 16, 2009  12:50 PM

Which is correct — founder or flounder?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, founder or flounder, Quiz

typing Which is correct? All 550 employees found jobs with a competitor when the company ___________ and left them out...


March 4, 2009  5:24 PM

Which is correct — flack or flak?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, flack or flak, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The CEO knew she was likely to get some ______ over her substantial bonus. a. flak b....


February 20, 2009  5:01 PM

Which is correct — flush out or flesh out?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, flush out or flesh out, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The manager clapped me on the back and said, "Let's get that contract signed and we can _____...


February 13, 2009  5:46 PM

Which is correct — continual or continuous?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, continual or continuous, Quiz

typing Which is correct? You can expect your direct supervisor to monitor your progress ___________. a....


January 19, 2009  4:58 PM

Writing for Business – liable, libel



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, libel, spelling

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January 9, 2009  8:30 PM

Writing for Business — elusive or illusive?



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

typing Which is correct? Although we went over archived emails until 11 p.m., the record we were looking for was...


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