I have several pet peeves, but the misuse of it’s and its really irks me. It’s often seen in print (magazines, books), the Internet, billboards, reader boards, and signs. My vendetta against its misuse is to notify the responsible party; kind of my personal “educate America” mission.
This picture is a dedication at San Carlos Borromea de Carmelo Mission, in Carmel, CA. I’ve zoomed in on the offending piece. Did you find it? So Sherlock Mouse is on the case to find out how this could happen. Questions must be answered!
- Why has this not been corrected since it was first unveiled in 1984?
- Is this misuse an appropriate example for a school? (The Carmel Mission Junipero Serra School is a Roman Catholic elementary school (K-8) on the grounds of the mission.
Ok – enough of picking on it’s. This is a beautiful mission, dating back to 1771. Here are some other pictures I took while there (or did I take them while their? — just kidding).