Category Archives: Spot It!

Top 5 Commonly Misused Singular Words in IT Documentation

I have been working in the IT industry for almost eight years and frequently encountered common singular words that are misused in project documentation. Just like the singular word “furniture”, these words do not have plural forms:

Response Vs. Respond – The Common Mistakes Made

One of the common mistakes that I have (primarily) came across in email correspondences is the usage of the words “response” and “respond”. Take a look at the following screenshots of actual emails (and a draft document) that I have received:

Spot It # 5

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Spot It # 3

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Spot It # 2

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Spot It # 1

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