He writes, “By putting the apostrophe after ‘Lil’ rather than in the middle (as ‘Li’l’), they must be paying homage to Swift and making a contraction out of Lilliputian, because it’s hard to get from ‘Little’ to ‘Lil” by just taking letters off from the end.”
Right on, Danny. Either that, or Comedy Central is getting its grammar tips from Lil’ Kim.
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