Re: English usage - Melba J Clark
Subject: Re: English usage
From: Melba J Clark
Date: May 05, 2000

You wrote:
It seems to me that each list has its own problems.  Some are large and some
are small.

We just have to work through and/or around them to get to the real purpose
of the lists.  That is to help each other-- and if correction is needed,
then sometimes that is the way we help, as a teacher helps the students.

The important thing to remember is that since we want to help each other
with our FAMILY research, then we must consider ourselves, family, and act

-----Original Message-----
From: ken robinson 
To: [email protected] 
Date: Friday, May 05, 2000 12:09 PM
Subject: English usage

Janet has it right.  People need to be less testy, aggrieved, and
defensive.  No one intends to misspell or misspeak or miswrrite.  That's why
they're called accidents.
>Now, if we can all agree that "cemetery" no A,  "grammar" has no E, and
just as "hers" and "his" have no apostrophe,  "its" has no apostrophe if
it's used as a possessive pronoun, as the wagon train had "its" own
>Ken Robinson           [email protected]

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