Why do otherwise intelligent people make the mistake...?
# noun: that time; that moment.
# adverb: subsequently or soon afterward.
# adverb: at that time.
# adverb: in that case or as a consequence.
than: CORE MEANING: used after a comparative adjective or adverb in order to introduce the second element of a comparison.
And the other two...
lose: verb: allow to go out of sight
# verb: miss from one's possessions; lose sight of.
loose: verb: make loose or looser.
I've seen people mention that they need to loose weight, or that someone they know is a looser. This is ridiculous. What ever happened to the importance of spelling in the US education system? I think too many people rely on their spell chec