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Had to laugh-even ad sponsor can't spell "lose"

OK, I thought the long-lived thread about lose vs. loose made too big of an issue out of the whole deal, but even I am irritated at this. The sidebar ads are always changing so maybe you can't see what I am referring to, but an ad today (by asks "Do you want to loose a few winter pounds"
Pretty pathetic when even the professional world can't get it right.

Thu. Apr 13, 11:29am

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Yeah, I noticed that yesterday. Spelling errors have always been taken as a way to question credibility.


Thursday, April 13, 2006, 11:40 AM

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whatever they are providing, they are giving away a free 7 day sample of it.

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 12:38 PM

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How about menu credibility? I just went out for lunch and the restaurant had "Pull Pork" on the menu. That's PULLED pork to the rest of us.

No, I didn't eat it.

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 2:16 PM

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Here, in NY, the best foods are to be found at ethnic hole-in-the-walls. Most of them cannot spell, but certainly can cook!

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 2:37 PM

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If it is spelled loose, I think they spelled it wrong on purpose, to make you think, if you can lose pounds your clothes will be loose. If they spelled it correctly there wouldn't even be a discussion, it wouldn't have even been noticed. The ad did what it was suppose to.

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 3:55 PM

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another reminder thread...let's try not to drive each other crazy with spelling...

Monday, January 08, 2007, 10:46 AM

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re the pulled pork, I hear you! My grocery store has an aisle marked "Can Vegetables."

Can vegetables tapdance? Can vegetables find the missing "-ned?"

Tuesday, January 09, 2007, 11:22 AM

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