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IT'S "LOSE" NOT "LOOSE" (I am SO tired of illiteracy...yes, I know, hugh, etc.) VANITY
Me ^ | 7/28/07 | Me

Posted on 07/28/2008 5:38:09 PM PDT by paulat

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To: Redbob

That is so bad. Have you called the school and pointed it out to them?


201 posted on 07/28/2008 6:47:18 PM PDT by Spunky (You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences)
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To: paulat
Probly not.

This is a series problm.
202 posted on 07/28/2008 6:47:55 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity and Free Laz.)
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To: paulat

I think you’re loosing it. Or else you’re playing fast and lose with the facts. Lucen up a little bit.


203 posted on 07/28/2008 6:48:55 PM PDT by TigersEye (Drill or get off the Hill. ... call Nancy Pelosi @ 202 - 225 - 0100)
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To: paulat

My pet peeves are the incorrect usage of “him,” “her,” “he” and “she.” Also, “lay” and “lie.”


204 posted on 07/28/2008 6:50:12 PM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: TigersEye

...k...whtvr...


205 posted on 07/28/2008 6:50:30 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: Pearls Before Swine; Atlantian; Gumption
So, it is grammatically correct to "effect an affect," although it is less common than to "affect an effect."

I was about to jump in on this, but I like your explication better. It was accurate, precise and concise!

206 posted on 07/28/2008 6:50:30 PM PDT by tarheelswamprat
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To: Positive

Do you mean tat’r?


207 posted on 07/28/2008 6:50:49 PM PDT by mefistofelerevised
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To: paulat
From the "better late than never" department


208 posted on 07/28/2008 6:51:16 PM PDT by ProfoundMan (Pomegranate beer is a sign of the apocalypse.)
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To: peggybac
My pet peeves are the incorrect usage of “him,” “her,” “he” and “she.” Also, “lay” and “lie.”

Ditto that! My pet peeve is with the use of "none."

NONE is treated like "not one."

209 posted on 07/28/2008 6:53:49 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: paulat
I can understand your upset, but if you really want to loose it, read this http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2052865/posts
210 posted on 07/28/2008 6:54:14 PM PDT by dfwddr ( Duncan Hunter .)
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To: paulat
Yes, I know what you mean. People can't seem to write decently at all these days. Some of them are so bad that I just send them this link:

http://www.guidenet.net/resources/wanker.html

I've been an admin on a game forum for about 7 years. It's fairly quiet, but we still have to make it clear to new people that we think 'chatspeak' is just plain lazy when you're not on a cellphone and have a full keyboard to use. Along with the 'chatspeak', how hard can it be to use to/too/two correctly, for example!

211 posted on 07/28/2008 6:56:31 PM PDT by mavfin (Personal freedom, personal responsibility)
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To: paulat

“Lose” is the past tense of “luce” and imperfect articulated stem of “lucid”. While “loose” is a compounded partiperson of “lews” and should only be used in the hyperventilated voice termed “Louey”.
We hop this holps and is in force til I change my mind.


212 posted on 07/28/2008 6:57:09 PM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: paulat

Hmmmmmm could you be Grammar Girl from

http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com?


213 posted on 07/28/2008 6:57:16 PM PDT by mupcat
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To: paulat

Just hang loose, blood.

214 posted on 07/28/2008 6:58:36 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: paulat
at least you didn't post a vanity and sign off. LOL!

FreepOn FReeper FRiend and props for the rant ...eerrr...vanity. :o)

215 posted on 07/28/2008 6:58:55 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Senator McCain, what did GWB promise you back in 2000? And you believed him? BWAHAAAAA!)
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To: Rammer

Besides...the story is what is important not all those out there just waiting for someone to do something wrong.


216 posted on 07/28/2008 6:58:56 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: paulat

Cum her and giv me a big huge... big gi..


217 posted on 07/28/2008 6:59:23 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: al baby
The Mall! grrrrrr.

People walk right into and expect you to move out of their way even tho you're as far over as you can get to begin with.

One should be courteous and polite. One should look both ways when leaving a store.
No no, not at the mall.

The same principal should apply walking at the mall as driving.

Oh, and don't even get me going on those 10 deep stroller pushing exercising Moms with the crying diaper loaded babies that group up right in front of the escalators to do their exercises while shouting instructions.

218 posted on 07/28/2008 6:59:33 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: paulat
How Have We Become a Nation of Dumbies?
219 posted on 07/28/2008 7:01:00 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: mupcat
Hmmmmmm could you be Grammar Girl

...t'aint me....

220 posted on 07/28/2008 7:01:57 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: count-your-change

CHORUS:

Louie Louie, oh no
We gotta go
Aye-yi-yi-yi
Louie Louie, oh baby
We gotta go

A Fine little girl awaits for me
She’s just a trip across the sea
Me sail that all alone
me never know how I make it home

CHORUS

Three nights and days I sail the sea
I think of girl, 0’ constantly
On that ship, I dream she there
I smell that rose hangin’ in her hair.

CHORUS

Okay, let’s give it to ‘em, right now!

GUITAR SOLO

Me see Jamaica, the moon above
It won’t be long, me see my little love
I take her in my arms again
I tell her I’ll never leave again

CHORUS

Let’s take it on outa here now
Let’s go!!


221 posted on 07/28/2008 7:05:48 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: paulat

Your prolly getting tired of all the replies, huh?


222 posted on 07/28/2008 7:06:49 PM PDT by They'reGone2000 (And I DON'T want to have to change my name to They'reBack2008!)
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To: paulat

If our damn boarders were closed.......


223 posted on 07/28/2008 7:09:43 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I speak jive....

(one of the most BRILLIANT scenes in modern movie history!!)

Barbara Billingsley was a such a magnifient woman for having done this!!!


224 posted on 07/28/2008 7:11:07 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: mysterio

And there and their, and hear and here, and bored and board. :)


225 posted on 07/28/2008 7:12:00 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To: Rushmore Rocks

I had a math teacher in high school who was also the coach. He requested laps for misspelled words in formulas. I am not great but am a much better speller these days especially with spell checker. Now those run on sentences are another story. ))


226 posted on 07/28/2008 7:12:15 PM PDT by Dust in the Wind (Praying for Reign)
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To: ConservaTexan
Their, their. Take a deap breast.

LOL!

227 posted on 07/28/2008 7:12:30 PM PDT by paudio (Like it or not, 'conservatism' is a word with many meanings. Yours may be different from mine.)
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To: martin_fierro

That’s not Hugh, that’s John Brown (pre-moldering)...


228 posted on 07/28/2008 7:13:39 PM PDT by null and void (Barack Obama - International Man of Mystery...)
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To: paulat

***NONE is treated like “not one.” ***

Here is my ABSOLUTE pet peeve:

“He is one of the only people who have ever etc.”

I always want to ask, “How many people? Two? Twenty? A thousand?


229 posted on 07/28/2008 7:14:43 PM PDT by kitkat (EX DEO LIBERTAS (From God, liberty))
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To: paulat

peers your all rested up and able to whip illetter..illeteter.... what you said with a song.
havent had this much fun since the jalapena eye drops and fish earl shark repeller.


230 posted on 07/28/2008 7:15:48 PM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: They'reGone2000
Your prolly getting tired of all the replies, huh?

nah...isn't this fun??

231 posted on 07/28/2008 7:17:01 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: Petronski
Most people do that on purpose.

Are you series?

232 posted on 07/28/2008 7:22:06 PM PDT by SaveTheChief (Chief Illiniwek (1926-2007))
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To: hole_n_one
I find it funny that you're implying that you're mature. Anybody that knows me is aware that there is no way I could possibly pull that off in any convincing way.

Time hasn't shown any affect whatsoever. Thank God.

Did I use "affect" effectively?

233 posted on 07/28/2008 7:22:16 PM PDT by Gumption
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To: Ed Condon
You forgot “yore”.

Noone has yused that speling sence the day of your.

234 posted on 07/28/2008 7:22:16 PM PDT by TigersEye (Drill or get off the Hill. ... call Nancy Pelosi @ 202 - 225 - 0100)
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To: abb

Hugh Laurie, Hugh Hefner, Hugh Grant, Hugh Jackman, and...


235 posted on 07/28/2008 7:22:31 PM PDT by paudio (Like it or not, 'conservatism' is a word with many meanings. Yours may be different from mine.)
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To: paulat

BWAHAHAHHAHA! Right on!! That, and there/their; your/you’re, on and on...


236 posted on 07/28/2008 7:22:43 PM PDT by brushcop (We remember SSG Harrison Brown, PVT Andrew Simmons B CO 2/69 3ID KIA Iraq OIF IV)
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To: AUsome Joy
Ah-hem. My folk have been south of the mason-dixon line since late 1700's.
All y'all is the plural possessive of y'all. :-)
237 posted on 07/28/2008 7:24:01 PM PDT by Oorang (Tyranny thrives best where government need not fear the wrath of an armed people - Alex Kozinski)
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To: paulat
Hey, Hey Paula. Say 'Hello' to Paul from us!


238 posted on 07/28/2008 7:26:08 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you ready to pray for Teddy?)
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To: paulat; mikrofon; martin_fierro
I am SO FREAKING TIRED of people who don't know the difference between "lose" and "loose." Y'all are ILLITERATES!!

Why so series?

239 posted on 07/28/2008 7:26:14 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Loosing my mind.)
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To: paulat

Of course, this begs the question, are we going to tow the line for the sake of all the loosers of society?!?


240 posted on 07/28/2008 7:30:14 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism.)
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To: normy
In Texas y’all is plural. You don’t say y’all to one person.

Absolutely right. Y'all is plural. If, say, a Texan -- and I assume all native Southerners -- asks a person, "How are y'all doing?" it is understood that you are asking not only about the person you are addressing, but his family as well. This assumes, naturally, that you know this person pretty well. If not, then a simple, "How're you doing?" is used.

I'd be interested in hearing from other Southerners if this is standard practice for them, too.

241 posted on 07/28/2008 7:30:15 PM PDT by Texas Mulerider
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To: Steely Tom
The problem is, how do you spell the word that is pronounced "lose-er."

That's easy, mo loose.

242 posted on 07/28/2008 7:30:19 PM PDT by SouthTexas (Invert the 5-4 and you have no rights.)
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To: mavfin
speaking of to/two/too

how come “two” has a “W” but no “wuh” sound
but “one” doesn't have a “W” and does have a “wuh” sound ?

ok, ok,...I'm just boosting the post count. "paulat" has been here since 1999, I think and old-timer deserves to have a thread with at least 300 posts like any noobie would get. (or is that "newbie")

243 posted on 07/28/2008 7:30:22 PM PDT by stylin19a
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To: paulat; mikrofon; martin_fierro
I am SO FREAKING TIRED of people who don't know the difference between "lose" and "loose." Y'all are ILLITERATES!!

Y'all are a bunch of LOOSERS!!

244 posted on 07/28/2008 7:31:39 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Loosing my mind.)
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To: Revolting cat!
Say 'Hello' to Paul from us!

Will do....golly, never heard THAT ONE before....

245 posted on 07/28/2008 7:33:27 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: AUsome Joy
My mom taught me that there is a rat in separate.

There's also a rat in Democrat

246 posted on 07/28/2008 7:33:49 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is an EVIL like no other, and must be ERADICATED)
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To: Dust in the Wind

Well, good for your coach/math teacher. I’m sure you benefited from him.

What would we do without the benefit of “spell checker”?


247 posted on 07/28/2008 7:35:12 PM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: paulat

Freakin’ looser.


248 posted on 07/28/2008 7:36:39 PM PDT by LiberConservative ("Typical" white guy)
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To: LiberConservative
Freakin’ looser.

...c'est moi....

249 posted on 07/28/2008 7:39:26 PM PDT by paulat (I'd rather spend my vote on someone who CAN ACTUALLY BE ELECTED)
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To: paulat
golly, never heard THAT ONE before....


250 posted on 07/28/2008 7:39:52 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you ready to pray for Teddy?)
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