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Shakespeare and Lawyer Jokes

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An article on Shakespeare and lawyer jokes by Seth Finkelstein

http://www.spectacle.org/797/finkel.html

Compound Subject Verb Agreement

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If the subjects (whether singular or plural) are joined by and, the verb is plural.

 

The president and his cabinet members are on vacation today.

 

 

Chesla, Elizabeth. Grammar Source Second Edition: The Smarter Way to Learn

Grammar. New York: Kaplan, 2006. Pgs.105.

Its and It’s

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Its and It’s

Its

“Its” is a possessive.

Russia and its largest oil company…

It’s

“It’s” is a contraction for it is.

It is an important event. = It’s and important event.

 

Pg. 10

 

Cappon, Rene J. The Associated Press Guide to Punctuation. Cambridge: Perseus

Publishing. 2003.