Another funny.... <OT>

Mark mhullrich at
Fri Nov 19 01:14:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 6:11 PM, Doug <dmcgarrett at> wrote:
> On 11/18/2010 06:55 PM, Mark wrote:
>> New verb:
>> To loose: to cause the middle single letter of a verb to expand into
>> two, thereby replacing it with an adjective that confuses the reader
>> loosely to lose the meaning of the sentence for a heartbeat or two.
>> :-)
>> IIRC, that's one of the top ten typos in English.
> You might as well give up.  It's not a typo, it's ignorance.  I
> I've tried correcting this  several times.  Only once was it a
> foreign language speaker.  Him I forgave.

"Never give up, never surrender...."

It's one of the top ten grammos every year, and many of them are
typos.  I'll prefer ascribing it to twitch over ignorance or malice,
unless I know better.

Thanks, though.

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