Heard on The Judges

Dennis Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Tue Mar 25 03:11:01 UTC 2008

I find typos hardly worth comment; you must. Differnt strokes.

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>dInIs said:
>"When I say I am from Louisville, its important to know lots
>of stuff, including DOB;
>and the fact that its, in that context, is a contraction,
>requiring an apostrophe. 'Least it did when I learned as
>much in Louisville in the 1950's.
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Dennis R. Preston
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Department of English
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Michigan State University
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