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Subject: Re: Its vs it's, let's vs. lets Date: 11/3/2001 8:43 PM
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I just wrote a lengthy e-mail at work (which my supervisor is now reviewing before it's sent out to the rest of the team) regarding the use of the apostrophe.

Quite a number of people seem to believe that any word that ends with s deserves an apostrophe. I've tried to make clear the difference between a plural and a possessive. I give examples, I clarify, I explain the exceptions, I note the difference between its (the possessive) and it's (the contraction).

I am willing to bet that it doesn't help.

Has anyone noticed how no one on the boards seems to notice the difference between lose and loose?

Nancy
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