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OT: "its" vs. "it's"

by educated_foo (Vicar)
on Dec 20, 2011 at 13:38 UTC ( #944391=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How I can get a Youtube Video Title using it's Link

If you want to correctly use "its" vs. "it's" (you didn't), remember that "it's" means "it is," and "its" means "belonging to it."

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Re: OT: "its" vs. "it's"
by Not_a_Number (Parson) on Dec 20, 2011 at 18:18 UTC
    ..."it's" means "it is"...

    So "It's been raining all day" means "It is been raining all day"? ;)

      Good point. In this case, "it's" is a contraction of "it has".
Re: OT: "its" vs. "it's"
by AnomalousMonk (Chancellor) on Dec 20, 2011 at 19:32 UTC

    So you looked at the almost totally unpunctuated OP and that was what caught your (you're? yore? Eeyore?) eye? I guess it could have been worse; at least there were capitals (capitols?) at the beginnings of teh sentences.     sigh

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