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

Original post made by John on Jul 17, 2006

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

Comments (5)

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

which story?


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."


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.


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.


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.


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