Re: Friendly reminder from the apostrophe police

Subject: Re: Friendly reminder from the apostrophe police
From: Barry Kieffer <barry -dot- kieffer -at- EXGATE -dot- TEK -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 1999 08:14:01 -0800

How do I turn off these annoying "Tip of the Day" messages? <grin>

I have already performed a Yuri Geller and twisted that #*%@ MS Office paper
clip into scrap. :-|

Have a good weekend...


> Colleagues -
> Just a reminder that English includes two forms of the word its, one
> without
> the apostrophe (possessive for belonging to it) and one with an apostrophe
> (contraction of it is). There are lots of homonyms in English, but they
> mean
> entirely different things, and misuse can really puzzle someone whose
> native
> language isn't English. By the way, "whose" is possessive for "belonging
> to
> whom," while "who's" is a contraction of "who is."
> I

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