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Subject:Re: OT -- "its" vs "it's" From:Michele Davis <michele -at- krautgrrl -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 08 Jan 2001 11:49:01 -0600
I agree with Jeff that skills erode over time, but we should
conscientiously practice them. I am an insomniac, when trying to fall
asleep I do my multiplication tables. Or I conjugate french verbs. Silly
perhaps, but it keeps my skills "honed."
> In addition, skills erode over time. Someone might
> have clearly understood the difference between "its"
> and "it's" in ninth grade, but by the time s/he is 25
> - and hasn't written formally in years - s/he probably
> will have some difficulty remembering the difference
> between the forms.
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