Its NOT it's

Don Munro (
Mon, 31 Oct 1994 18:45:06 +1100

Dear David Nightingale (pcp Mailbase controller)

The misspelling of 'its' (meaning, 'belonging to it', not short for 'it
is'), in the list below is becoming the howler of the decade, and seems to
be spreading all over the world. Could you eradicate this one, please!

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