It[']s

Subject: It[']s
From: Wolf Lahti <wduby -at- PACCAR -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 1996 08:29:05 -0700

Matt Ion said

>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.


And don't forget the opposite phenomenon, as represented by "Mens wear"
departments.

How, in the same store, one can have a "Mens wear" and a "Ladie's wear"
section is beyond the capacity of my poor, compulsive brain to contemplate.

===============================================================
"I hate quotations!" If I told you that my opinions
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson represented my employer, would
you believe me?
---------------------------------------------------------------
Wolf Lahti wduby -at- paccar -dot- com endor -at- sos -dot- net
Anacortes, Washington
===============================================================

TECHWR-L List Information
To send a message about technical communication to 2500+ list readers,
E-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send administrative commands
ALL other questions or problems concerning the list
should go to the listowner, Eric Ray, at ejray -at- ionet -dot- net -dot-



Previous by Author: page numbers
Next by Author: Other than computers
Previous by Thread: ALink Macros from a SHG File
Next by Thread: CHAT re: 111s and 000s


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads