Town Square

Post a New Topic

It's not "it's" it's "its."

Original post made by John, Barron Park, on Jul 17, 2006

The Opinion Page copy editor doesn't seem to know the difference.

Comments (5)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by which story?
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 17, 2006 at 12:33 pm

which story?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by John
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 17, 2006 at 12:53 pm

Page 8. The main headline at the top of the page. "It's" is a conjunction for "it is."


 +   Like this comment
Posted by John
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 17, 2006 at 12:59 pm

I neglected to mention that I was referring to today's Daily News.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Izzy
a resident of another community
on Jul 17, 2006 at 1:05 pm

Well, that makes sense... I looked through the Palo Alto Weekly and couldn't find this mistake. Figured it must have been the Daily.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Frequent Reader
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 18, 2006 at 11:03 am

I don't think the Daily News has a copy editor. There are so many mistakes in that paper that it is ridiculous. They don't seem to fact-check basic things like names.

I remember a recent article about one of the All-Star teams in which a kid named Kirby Gee was called Randy Lee. Another player, Owen Lewis, was called Owen Wilson. They spelled another kid's name wrong twice in the same article. Really sloppy.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Must we fight for our right to party?
By Jessica T | 8 comments | 1,757 views

Ray Rice and Domestic Violence
By Chandrama Anderson | 16 comments | 1,437 views

Company partners with Coupa Cafe to launch mobile payment app
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,436 views

For the Love of Pie
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,039 views

All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
By Steve Levy | 8 comments | 749 views