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RIP Bill Godbout: Cali wildfire claims the life of master maverick of microcomputers

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Re: Off topic but on headline

>> Its Cal or NorCal.

>>

>>It's "it's".

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>>But thanks for playing.

Nope. It is Its. If so inclined. The contraction existed long before the 's typographical convention was introduced, I think, sometime in the 18'th century. If I am not mistaken you might find this usage in one of the Piers Plowman manuscripts. But hey, as that was West Midlands Middle English, Brummie, that is probably not "proper" English either.

So what game were you trying to play again? Whatever it is you are obviously vastly under qualified to attempt to play it.

Someone who has been writing both British and American English since long before you were born.

Game, Set and Match to me. I think.

Toodle pip, old chap. Better luck next time.

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