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

Subject: RE: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
From: "Jones, Donna" <DJones -at- zebra -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 09:27:10 -0500

Ken Nuckols wrote:

> If I were in charge of the education system, that
> error would result in some kind of old-fashioned detention for any kid
> past the third grade that makes it--put him or her in a classroom and
> make them write the definition of the words "loose" and
> "lose" 500 times
> each--or better yet, force the parents to put a bumper
> sticker on their
> car for the rest of the school year that reads, "My child is
> too stupid
> to know the difference between 'loose' and 'lose,' and I'm too lazy to
> correct them." Punishment for the student and public shame and
> humiliation for the parents: that's the way to cleanse the human breed
> of that inexcusable and irresponsible error, and to make the world a
> better place.

Wouldn't it be easier just to get everyone to use "looze" instead of
"lose"? ;-)

Happy Friday!

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