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[TowerTalk] Loose vs Lose and There, Their, They're

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Loose vs Lose and There, Their, They're
From: (K0PW)
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 08:36:00 -0500
You guys are a couple of lose cannons.  I suppose you think just because my
grammer ain't so good I'm  a real looser.  Well, I ain't -- So they're!

Keep smilin'
Paul  K0PW

At 07:39 AM 6/29/98 -0600, T A RUSSELL wrote:
>On Mon, 29 Jun 1998 01:18:07 -0700 (PDT) (Stan
>Griffiths) writes:
>>He(y)  Guys,
>>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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