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Spelling increases credulity

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in response to reader comment: We are bound to loose the war on terrorism

Submitted by AS Leavy (United Kingdom), Oct 10, 2006 at 19:06

"Loose" in the context used to headline this article should be spelled "lose". It's a common error, but it is these common errors that set the common commentators from the professionals. To spell something incorrectly is to instantly flaw one's argument, and therefore become an at best questionable source of information.

And to those who think spelling isn't important, imagine the role of a barrister getting confused with that of a barista.

I rest my coffee on my case.

AS Leavy.

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