Re: OT -- "its" vs "it's"

Subject: Re: OT -- "its" vs "it's"
From: "Tracy Boyington" <tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2001 10:21:34 -0600

That's funny, it seems I've seen more of the exact opposite -- people adding an apostrophe that doesn't belong, not deleting the one that should be there -- both online and off.

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Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org
Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education
Stillwater, OK http://www.okcareertech.org/cimc
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>>> Michele Davis <michele -at- krautgrrl -dot- com> 01/08/01 10:19AM >>>
I read an article in, of all places, the New Yorker, several years ago that it's
(contraction of it is) is being kicked out of our vernacular and its is
replacing it. People on ICQ, etc. drop the apostrophe because its (ha!) faster
typing.



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