Classic Tip: It’s vs Its

Here’s a classic tip for anyone who might occasionally get tripped up  – courtesy of Grammar-Monster.

It’s

It’s is short for it is or it has. This is a 100% rule. It cannot be used for anything else. If you cannot expand it’s to it is or it has, then it is wrong.

Its

Its is like his and her.

Visit the Grammar-Monster post for a good list of examples and even a quiz! And make sure you check out the example with frogs – the best frog-related trivia we’ve ever seen.

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