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English Language Day
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0516  Friday, 16 October 2009

[1] From:   Larry Weiss <
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     Date:   Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 13:55:14 -0400
     Subj:   Re: SHK 20.0512 English Language Day

[2] From:   John W Kennedy <
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     Date:   Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 19:55:44 -0400
     Subj:   Re: SHK 20.0512 English Language Day

[3] From:   John E. Perry <
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     Date:   Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 22:41:06 -0400
     Subj:   Re: SHK 20.0512 English Language Day

[4] From:   Robert Projansky <
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     Date:   Friday, 16 Oct 2009 00:32:52 -0700
     Subj:   Re: SHK 20.0512 English Language Day


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From:       Larry Weiss <
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Date:       Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 13:55:14 -0400
Subject: 20.0512 English Language Day
Comment:    Re: SHK 20.0512 English Language Day

Bad as "that's" is, it doesn't hold a candle to a banner someone told me 
she saw:  JESUS SAVE'S. "Save us" maybe?

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From:       John W Kennedy <
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Date:       Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 19:55:44 -0400
Subject: 20.0512 English Language Day
Comment:    Re: SHK 20.0512 English Language Day

Nancy Charlton <
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 >"That's"?  A genitive ('possessive' to the Latin-challenged) of "that"?
 >Has such a barbarity taken hold as accepted usage, or am I  missing
 >something?

Hardly a barbarism (or a barbarity for that matter), as I suppose it 
could be justified by OE "

 

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