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77858Re: [Girl Genius] Grammar error?

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  • Michael Robert Telford
    Dec 30, 2012
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      On 2012-12-30, at 2:00 AM, Erika Westberg <erika.westberg@...> wrote:

      > Hi folks.
      > People are usually quick to notice these kinds of things, so I might
      > be in the wrong (especially since I'm an ESL-reader), but isn't the
      > grammar wrong in the last speech bubble from Friday's update?
      > I've been taught that it's like: "It's her tool - the tool is hers"
      > which would make the correct phrase: "I won't be anyone's tool - her,
      > his or yours!" Right now I'm reading that bubble as "her is", which to
      > me seems completely wrong.
      > Thoughts?
      > /Erika

      The last "hers" contains a misplaced apostrophe. It should read "I won't be anyone's tool - hers, his, or yours!"

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