Category Archives: Spot It!

Criteria Vs. Criterion – The Common Mistakes Made

I’m pretty sure many of you often use the word “criteria” in your project documents, reports and presentations. What about “criterion”? Do you even know such word exists? Go ahead, do a quick test and ask your colleague about 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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