Loose vs. Lose and Other (Un)Common Mistakes

Added on by Karen Wilson.
Loose vs Lose

We’ve been receiving real life examples of language folly from readers around the world.  And since we like to share...

At a symposium for start-up businesses in San Diego: “Don’t loose focus on your brand.”

While traveling in Italy: “Due to general works in the village, no water or electricity 7:00 to 9:00. Thank you for your comprehension.”

On a website for a professional event planner in the United States: “As the story goes with “Cinderella”, I will change the pumpkin into a silver carriage and make sure your event has a “Happy Ending”

At a Korean international trade luncheon: “Korea is one of the largest exporters of contact lenzes.