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!
At 07:39 AM 6/29/98 -0600, T A RUSSELL wrote:
>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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