Re: Query

Subject: Re: Query
From: Michael Lewis <lewism -at- BRANDLE -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 17:25:35 +1100

Meena S wrote:
> Got into an argument with my boss and came out thoroughly confused. Should the "its " appear with an apostrophe ?
> " services company dedicated to making its customers more productive "

I'm not sure I believe this. Surely people would only put an apostrophe
here through casual ignorance -- not through wilful perversity. You mean
your boss actually attempted to *defend* this (mis)use of an apostrophe?
Michael Lewis
Brandle Pty Limited, Sydney, Australia
PO Box 1249, Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012
Suite 8, The Watertower, 1 Marian St, Redfern 2016
Tel +61-2-9310-2224 ... Fax +61-2-9310-5056, or

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