On Mon, 29 Jun 1998 01:18:07 -0700 (PDT) firstname.lastname@example.org (Stan
>Please do yourself a favor and look up "loose" and "lose" in the
>and then use them correctly. A LOT of people right here on this
>use "loose" when they mean "lose". Most everybody can figure out what
>you really mean, but frankly, you appear illiterate when you make that
>mistake and it sheds a bad light on the rest of what you want to say.
>If you want to have what you write taken seriously, then do it in good
>form, using the right words.
>Sorry, but this is one of my pet peeves and I couldn't stand it any
>It shook up my loose marbles and almost caused me to lose my mind . .
>With the best of intentions,
Right on Stan!
When I first subscribed to some of the ham reflectors, I cringed
at the misuse of the words THERE (location), THEIR (possessive),
and THEY'RE (They Are). The use of the word INSTALL (a verb)
in place of INSTALLATION has also caught my eye.
"They're over there at their tower installation."
In the interest of improved communication,
de Tom N4KG
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