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

Subject: RE: OT -- "its" vs "it's"
From: Victoria Camgros <vcamgros -at- persistence -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2001 09:42:09 -0800

At 05:04 PM 1/8/01 +0000, Peter Hirons wrote:

I'll often ask them to clarify what, belonging to it, they are referring to.
It winds them up sometimes but, in general, they eventually learn to get it
right (at least in corresponding with me).

I get equally incensed with grocers' apostrophes (or should that be
apostrophe's?) and plurals (mostly of acronyms) that somehow gain an

Best fun for me is grocers' quotes in signage: GRADE "A" BEEF
I wanted to ask what it really was, but figured it would just tweak them off.


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