[OT] Nit: please don't user "it's" unless you can substitute "it is" without changing your inteded meaning.

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVEMEcyber.com.au
Thu Jan 19 05:50:53 CET 2006

Grant Edwards wrote:

> On 2006-01-19, Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVEMEcyber.com.au> wrote:
>>>Typos happen to all of us, but in case you hadn't realized what "it's"
>>>is a contraction for ("it is"), now you do, and you can save yourself further
>>>embarrassment (assuming you care ;-).
>>>If your friends won't tell you, who will ;-)
>>For all three of the people on the Internet who haven't 
>>seen this:
>>And in colour:
> But wait, if you follow the rules on the poster, you'd use an
> apostrophe for the possive of "it", right?

But not if you actually followed the link I intended to 
send but forgot to:



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