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Joined: September 16, 2009
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I think it's based on comparative spelling.
Nose, chose, hose, rose, etc., all make an "oh" sound. Noose, loose, moose, etc., all make more of an "ooh" sound. So when people go to spell lose, they think of the "ooh" sound and add an extra o.
It's something my friends have done for a long time, although it seems to have become a more common problem over the past few years.
My favorite error I saw this week was a person who asked me for "moar" forms. Heheh.
September 16, 2009, 5:41pm
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