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Date:      Fri, 19 Oct 2001 11:50:28 -0700
From:      Rich Morin <rdm@cfcl.com>
To:        freebsd-doc@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: "it is" versus "it's" versus "its"
Message-ID:  <p05100319b7f625e4b10c@[192.168.168.205]>
In-Reply-To: <20011014231830.A59462@hades.hell.gr>
References:  <20011014231830.A59462@hades.hell.gr>

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At 11:18 PM +0300 10/14/01, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>I think I do not like that ``it's IP address'' part, but what do you
>native speakers of English think is the correct way of writing this?

Here's a (possibly) useful mnemonic:

   "The possessive 'its', like 'his' and 'hers', needs no apostrophe."

-r
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