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February 5, 2013  5:28 PM

What does “illeism” mean?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
word meanings, writing, writing for business

Which is correct? If you are prone to illeism, what do you have a tendency to do? a. Intentionally disobey grammar rules b. Speak of yourself in the third person c. Supply vague answers to questions

October 16, 2012  1:31 PM

Do we really need words like “decisioning”?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, jargon, jargon glossary, verbing, worthless words, writing

  Which is correct? Business activity monitoring provides an immediate real-time monitoring and ____________┬ácapability. a.┬ádecisioning b. decision-making


January 26, 2010  2:26 PM

Passive voice vs. active voice



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
active voice or passive voice, Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, sentence structure, writing

Which sentence is better? a. The developers adopted a scrum model to speed up the process. b. A scrum model was adopted to speed up the development process.

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November 25, 2009  1:57 PM

Till or ’til?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophes, Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, grammar, Quiz, robots, till or 'til, writing

Which is correct? Because time is limited, please hold your questions ____ after the robot demonstration. a. till b. 'til Continued »


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