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February 7, 2013  5:25 PM

Font of wisdom or fount of wisdom?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
archaic words and phrases, commonly confused words, Latin, meanings of common expressions, metaphors

Which is correct? Once upon a time, the CIO was considered the ____ of all wisdom, at least in terms of technology. a. fount b. font

May 17, 2010  9:41 PM

Per say what?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
business, CIO, commonly misspelled words, grammar, Latin, spelling

Which is correct? A serious reportable event is not evidence of negligence ______. a. per say b. perse c. per se


April 29, 2010  12:58 PM

Does that augur well or auger well?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
auger or augur, Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, definitions, grammar, Latin, Quiz, word meanings

Which is correct? The CFO said, with a twinkle in her eye, that the client's enthusiasm for the straw man proposal ______ well for negotiations. a....


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