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    Cool Why "its" ?

    Hi,

    I'm not sure about the accuracy of what I've heard and I had no time to write it down, but I think it was something like: "It's hard to make someone understand something when its salary depends on its not understanding" (An inconvenient truth - Al Gore)
    But I'm quite sure he used the pronoun "its" Shouldn't it be "his" instead?

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    Re: Why "its" ?

    I think it was Al Gore's quote: “It is hard to make someone understand something, if his salary depends upon him not understanding it.”


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    Re: Why "its" ?

    ...and he should have said:

    “It is hard to make someone understand something, if his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”


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    Re: Why "its" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    ...and he should have said:

    “It is hard to make someone understand something, if his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”
    Why, David?

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