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September 27, 2012  2:07 PM

There are two ways—and two ways ONLY—that you can correctly refer to yourself as “myself”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, intensive pronouns, me/myself/I, personal pronouns

Is this sentence grammatically correct? I, myself, would never dream of sharing an offer for a free $250 Walmart gift card on Facebook, but people do it all the time.

August 13, 2012  5:39 PM

Me or I and the problem of overcorrection



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, incorrection, me/myself/I, overcorrection, personal pronouns

Which is correct? Would you like Joe and _______ to attend the Tweetup in New York next week? a. me b. myself c. I Continued...

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June 6, 2012  12:12 PM

Personal pronouns



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
first person singular, me/myself/I, personal pronouns

Which is correct? "The number of security holes found during the penetration test left _________ shaken." a. the CSO and...


October 26, 2009  3:00 PM

Me, myself, I — which is correct?



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

Which is correct? I requested copies of the marketing report for other team members and ____. a. me b. myself c. I Continued »


October 15, 2009  8:15 PM

More misadventures with “myself”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, me, me/myself/I, personal pronouns, Principle A violation, reflexive pronouns

On his Literal-Minded blog, Neal Whitman explains more about how reflexive pronouns are used correctly in an embarrassing episode from his past:

“Maddie, Ed, Deanna, and Jennifer are riding...


October 14, 2009  4:34 PM

Me, myself or I?



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

Which is correct? The final decision on cloud implementation is up to the CIO and ____." a. me b. myself c. I Continued »


October 14, 2009  4:30 PM

‘Myself’ abuse — understanding first person singular



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

Note:The following first appeared on Turner Ink Myself abuse is rampant online and nowhere more so than in business communications. My fond hope is that the...


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


August 20, 2008  10:39 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0821



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, me/myself/I, pronouns

Which is correct?

girl-in-front-of-mirror.jpg If you have any questions, please call Peggy or ________. a....


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