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October 15, 2012  3:26 PM

“Us chickens” or “we chickens”? It depends on the case.



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
common grammar errors, commonly misused words, fast guide, overcorrection, personal pronouns, pronouns

  Which is correct? The bring your own device (BYOD) policy is popular with employees but it really puts a strain on __ help...

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August 29, 2012  12:27 PM

Sometimes the best edit is a rewrite



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
editing, ESL, pronoun/noun order, pronouns

Which is correct? I’d like to offer __________ to manage the project. a. myself and Bob b. Bob and myself c. neither of the above

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June 8, 2012  11:59 AM

Who vs. whom — for when you can’t avoid it



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
formal writing, incorrection, pronouns, whom

Which is correct? ____ can you trust? Social engineering tactics are so sneaky and phishing attempts are so sophisticated that...


June 7, 2012  10:18 AM

How overcorrection leads to pronoun problems



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
incorrection, overcorrection, personal pronouns, pronoun/noun order, pronouns

Which is correct? "I've saved the folder to Dropbox and will send the link to _________." a. he and Charles b. him and Charles c. Charles and he d. Charles and him


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 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


April 21, 2009  5:56 PM

Common grammar mistakes – pronoun agreement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
pronouns

Which is correct? Widget Company has announced that ________ testing a new scheduling and tracking software application from NDS. a. it is b. they are

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March 5, 2009  1:06 PM

Common Grammar Mistakes – Pronouns



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
plural/singular, pronouns

Which is correct? Microsoft has announced that ________ testing a new search engine called Kumo. a. it is b. they are Continued »


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