Re: It's and its

Subject: Re: It's and its
From: Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 1996 14:30:15 +0000

> Angela, it's not "it(')s" specifically that people have the problem
> with, it's the whole apostrophe-s thing. It seems that more and more,
> an 's' is not allowed to exist at the end of a word without being
> broken loose by an apostrophe.

I saw a funny sig line the other day...

Grammar lesson for the millenia:
An apostrophe does not mean "Look out! There's an 'S' coming!"


Tracy Boyington trlyboyi -at- genesis -dot- odvte -dot- state -dot- ok -dot- us
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Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma

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to me and not ODVTE.

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