Subject: Re: English usage|
From: James A. Miller, Jr.
Date: May 05, 2000
Did not know that about "its". I desc. Christopher Robinson of 1730s
Exeter, N.H. Jim, Charlotte
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From: "ken robinson"
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2000 10:08 AM
Subject: English usage
Janet has it right. People need to be less testy, aggrieved, and
defensive. No one intends to misspell or misspeak or miswrrite. That's why
they're called accidents.
> Now, if we can all agree that "cemetery" no A, "grammar" has no E, and
just as "hers" and "his" have no apostrophe, "its" has no apostrophe if
it's used as a possessive pronoun, as the wagon train had "its" own
> Ken Robinson email@example.com