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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."


Comment on OT: "its" vs. "it's"
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 (Abbot) 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

      Word is The.

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