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Thursday, February 7, 2013
Criminal Sentence 630: Let's Review Apostrophes!
From something I edited today:
"Our monthly column let's you dress like a star, for a fraction of the cost."
Oh, dear. Let's pretend we aren't using contractions and see how this sentence reads:
"Our monthly column let us you dress like a star, for a fraction of the cost."
Hmmm. That isn't so great.
Let's = let us
Lets = a verb: He lets me eat as much candy as I want.