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August 10, 2009  7:58 PM

Me, myself or I?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, first person singular, grammar, me/myself/I, pronouns, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The CFO and ____ are very optimistic about the potential of Metro Ethernet.
a. me

May 12, 2009  12:08 PM

Neither – nor and verb agreement



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, neither / nor, Quiz, subject-verb agreement

typing Which is correct? Currently, neither voice dialing nor voice search ___ considered to be dependable. a. is b....


April 16, 2009  4:31 PM

Which is correct — a URL or an URL?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
a or an, Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? A top-level domain name is an essential component of ________. a. a URL b. an...


April 13, 2009  7:38 PM

Would have liked to see or would have liked to have seen?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, verb tenses

typing Which is correct? I would have like to ______ the terms of service before I signed the contract. a. have...


April 13, 2009  5:27 PM

Intents and purposes or intensive purposes?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misused expressions, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? For all __________________, you'll be managing the plant for the next two weeks. a. intents...


April 2, 2009  4:33 PM

Which is correct — mid-size or mid-sized?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, medium-size or medium-sized, Quiz

typing Which is correct? It's typically less expensive for small and ____________ businesses to customize commercial...


March 16, 2009  7:44 PM

Express permission or expressed permission?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, express permission or expressed permission, grammar, Quiz

typing Which is correct? Omnia's marketing survey states that the company will not share your information without your...


March 3, 2009  7:32 PM

Prepositions — off or off of?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, double prepositions, grammar, off or off of, prepositions, Quiz

typing Which is correct? It can take as long as a year before a product moves ______ the factory floor. a. off...


February 16, 2009  7:53 PM

Articles, acronyms and initialisms — use “a” or “an”?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
a or an, articles, Business writing, CIO, grammar, initialisms, Quiz

typing Which is correct? ___ USB drive offers a lot of advantages over older portable storage devices. a. a b....


January 13, 2009  7:24 PM

Writing for business – me or myself?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, me or myself, Quiz, reflexive pronouns

typing Which is correct? I designed the new space to please ____ as much as I designed it to please the client. a....


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