Re: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?

Subject: Re: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
From: "Tara Charter" <tara -dot- charter -at- physiciansmutual -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 09:01:00 -0500

"some" when used to describe an estimated number:

She made some 2,000 grammatical errors...
The park saw some four hundred thousand visitors last year...

"Nuckols, Kenneth M" wrote:

> Earlier today I saw a post that contained what might have been a clever
> unexpected placement of a word, or what might have been the result of
> some automatic spell checker's "fix" of a typo. But outside our list
> it's such a basic and common error that it makes me want to puke every
> time I see it: when someone writes the word "loose" when he or she is

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