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SubjectRe: [OT] 'the the' in mails ...
At 2:32pm +0100 8/19/03, Alan Cox wrote:
>On Maw, 2003-08-19 at 02:24, Herbert Pötzl wrote:
>> I know this is absolutely off topic, but
>> about 30 threads, in the last two months,
>> on lkml contain this strange construct,
>> and I'm worried that I miss something very
>> important ...
>
>Its a very common typo, especially at the end of a line.

...where for some reason it tends to be invisible.

A quick scan of some list messages suggests that
it's also a fairly common typo for "to the",
"that the", and the like. A case of the brain
running on ahead of the fingers, I suppose.
--
/Jonathan Lundell.
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