Saturday, June 20, 2009

The it's/its confusion has me in a snit!

The results are in, and this week's most-often corrected word is it's incorrectly used in place of its.

Coming in second was there/their, with the ever-popular assure/ensure just a hair behind in third.

The multiple offenses were in a proposal for Office of Management and Budget IT support. I'm starting to think that the geek writers whose work I review hacked their grade records for English and skipped those classes.