Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Mar 2010 19:05 UTC
Features, Office Since everybody in the technology world is apparently having a vacation, and nobody told me about it, we're kind of low on news. As such, this seems like the perfect opportunity to gripe about something I've always wanted to gripe about: a number of common mistakes in English writing in the comments section. I'll also throw in some tidbits about my native language, Dutch, so you can compare and contrast between the two.
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RE: "Loose" vs. "lose"
by parrotjoe on Thu 18th Mar 2010 23:01 UTC in reply to ""Loose" vs. "lose""
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Great article Thom and also the spirit of it too. I'm a native English speaker and I know it's a crazy language. I doubt I'd ever be able to learn it if my native language was not English.

I just wanted to reiterate what flotsam said about "lose" vs. "loose". Here on OSNews, I think that is the most common spelling error I see as far as simply an ordinary noun.

The non-native English speaking people here do a great job! I can only imagine the number of "tips" I'd need (infinite!) if I was in this situation.

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