June 17th, 2011

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Blast from the Past - its/it's and your/you're

You're probably all familiar with our "Blast from the Past" feature now that it's been running for a while, so I'll cut right to the chase with this week's topic, which covers one of the most common homophone errors - its/it's and your/you're. Back in 2008, melayneseahawk gave some excellent examples and hints about how to make sure you get it right, in this article. I'm going to provide a few more examples and hopefully reinforce those hints.

With examples from Fawlty Towers and Burn Notice.

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