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    Short form for 'this is'

    Hi,

    I have come across the short form for 'this is' when you use it in a conversation but I can't remember it!

    Is it - t's or t'is?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Short form for 'this is'

    Quote Originally Posted by iamtime View Post
    Hi,

    I have come across the short form for 'this is' when you use it in a conversation but I can't remember it!

    Is it - t's or t'is?

    Thanks!
    Hi,

    Are you sure you don't mean the short form of 'it is' which would be 'tis. I've never heard of a short form for 'this is'.

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    Re: Short form for 'this is'

    Quote Originally Posted by Richard1 View Post
    Hi,

    Are you sure you don't mean the short form of 'it is' which would be 'tis. I've never heard of a short form for 'this is'.

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    aww... now I remember! It is 'it is'! Sorry my mistake!

    Thanks!

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    Re: Short form for 'this is'

    'tis is very old-fashioned. We use only it's now.

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    Re: Short form for 'this is'

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    'tis is very old-fashioned. We use only it's now.
    I agree.
    I had a Yorkshire verbal dialect use in mind at the time I wrote.

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