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    ashashivam is offline Newbie
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    Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    i used to see in websites both the usage, "forget password?" and "Forgot password?", am doubtful..which one is rite? plse giv a reply

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    Re: Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    Quote Originally Posted by ashashivam View Post
    i used to see in websites both the usage, "forget password?" and "Forgot password?", am doubtful..which one is rite? plse giv a reply
    Forgot password is correct and widely used .Did you foget the password?
    Forgot password?
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    Re: Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    "Forget (your) password?" is correct.
    Otherwise, the question is, "Have you forgotten your password?" which should be abbreviated to, "Forgotten your password?"
    But English is mangled on the Net, so you also find "Forgot password?"

    mangle : severely mutilate, disfigure, or damage by cutting, tearing, or crushing : "The car was mangled almost beyond recognition."
    figurative use: "He was mangling a Chopin waltz on the piano."

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    Re: Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    tnku rj 1948

    David, tn wht abt forgot password? in ur opinion cant we use it?

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    Re: Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    The Net and the use of language thereon is a law unto itself!

    I pointed out what is grammatically correct and why. But what web designers choose to use, 'forget' or 'forgot', is totally up to them. They do it for maximum brevity and economy of words, just as long as people 'know' what they mean.

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    Re: Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    Thanks a lot david

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    Re: Forget Password? or Forgot password????

    LOLoink oink oink LOLOLOL

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