Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?

Subject: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
From: "Damien Braniff" <Damien -dot- Braniff -at- asg -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 15:23:23 +0100

Of course it can be done quite intentionally. A comedy show here in the
UK about a small shop owner deliberately spelled some of his 'offers' in
the window. When his assistant pointed it out his reply was something
along the lines - "People come in to tell me about it and before they
know it they've bought something" A form of marketing writing I suppose

"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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