Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT - how to spell 'lens'
From: Martin Howard <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 15:28:39 -0500

Ray Moth jotted down the following:

> And what about the spelling of "its", often miss-spelled "it's"? I
> suppose I'm being pedantic but this really irritates me. "Its" denotes
> possession; "it's" is an abbreviation of "it is".  For example: "It's
> time the dog ate its food."  "That house lets in water through its roof
> whan it's raining."

Yeah, know what you mean.  And people who write "whan" instead of "when",
now *that* *really* makes me mad!

;) ;) ;)


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