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Subject:Re: Very basic writing question - small addition From:Hal Wrobel <hwrobel -at- BAAN -dot- NL> Date:Mon, 4 Jan 1999 07:50:12 +0100
"It's" is also short for "It has", as in:
"Well, hello there! It's been a mighty long time." (Willie Nelson)
All the best for the new year,
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> From: Carrie McDowell [SMTP:cmcedit -at- swbell -dot- net]
> Sent: Monday, January 04, 1999 8:28 AM
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> Subject: Re: Very basic writing question
> To answer your question, "it's" is short for "it is". Use this
> spelling whenever "it is" would be usded. "Its" is a posessive. Use
> this spelling when whatever is being refered to belongs to it.
> It's a nice day.
> The book sat on its shelf.
> Hope that helps,
> Carrie Mcdowell
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