Mighty Red Pen

March 18, 2010

How to build a better apostrophe: It’s vs its

Filed under: Perilous punctuation,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 5:41 pm
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This headline spotted on wickedlocal.com:

MRP is in absolute agreement that it’s time to build a new high school, and hopefully it will be one where the difference between its (possessive pronoun) and it’s (contraction of it is or it has) is taught.

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Bonus MRP moment: If you did not catch this lulu from @CopyCurmudgeon, be sure to check out the case for serial comma, if ever there was one.

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