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Forum: Snopes Spotting 11 June 2018, 02:22 PM
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Posted By thorny locust
Whoops, sorry about that! -- but there are plenty...

Whoops, sorry about that! -- but there are plenty of native English speakers who have trouble with "its" and "it's"; so I wouldn't be surprised, no matter how good somebody's English as a second...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 08 June 2018, 01:24 PM
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Posted By thorny locust
The possessive apostrophe doesn't indicate a...

The possessive apostrophe doesn't indicate a contraction at all. It just indicates a possessive. There's no contraction in the phrase you gave as an example.

The same punctuation mark is also used...
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