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July 25, 2012  7:56 PM

Do you double the letter “L” before “ed” or “ing”? It depends.



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, spelling, traveler or traveller, verbs

Which is correct? The phishing email warned that unless I updated my contact information, my eBay account would be ______________. a. canceled b. cancelled

July 17, 2012  2:21 PM

The difference between racking your brain and wracking your brain



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, common misspellings, commonly confused words, spelling

typing Which is correct? I've been ______ my brain but I cannot figure out how to get this


July 4, 2012  1:50 PM

Nice segway — or nice segue?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, eggcorns, funny errors, spelling, word meanings

Which is correct? Telecom carriers are increasingly making a ______ into cloud services. a. segway b. segue


May 30, 2012  5:17 PM

Forego or forgo?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
commonly confused terms, commonly misspelled words, spelling

Which is correct? "We don't know whether platform or service is the direction enterprises are going to go —...


May 28, 2012  12:30 PM

mantle or mantel?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
commonly misspelled words, spelling, word meanings

typing Which is correct? Since the advent of


May 25, 2012  10:44 AM

Typos, typoes or typo’s?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
commonly misspelled words, spelling, typos

typing Which is correct?
______ are not only embarrassing -- they can be dangerous. Back in 2005,


May 11, 2012  11:12 AM

Health care or healthcare?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, one word or two, spelling

typing Which is correct? The ___________


December 13, 2010  1:50 PM

Did gummy bears breach security or breech it?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
breach/breech, Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, definitions, grammar, Security, spelling

Which is correct? When schools implemented


October 20, 2010  2:03 PM

Are you unphased or unfazed?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misspelled words, fazed or phased, grammar, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? The user-training for the new business intelligence software was extensive, in the hopes that employees would be __________ by the change. a. unphased b. unfazed


July 6, 2010  1:22 PM

Baited breath or bated breath?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
bated or baited, Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, eggcorns, grammar, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? News media executives watch with ______ breath to see if the iPad can save the industry. a. bated b. baited


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