I know that Manolo does not own "if" and I was not trying to create suspense on the other one at the end of the sentence. I know someone was out there thinking "I don't know Manolo's WHAT??? Manolo's vision?? Manolo's superior craftsmanship??? Manolo's price point?? WHAT? It's killing me!"
As a general rule, I think writers should have a pretty basic grasp on PUNCTUATION. And I just want to make sure everybody knows that my error was a typo, not lack of punctuation skillzz. There are a few routine typos I make, even though I know the correct usage. And adding an apostrophe is one of them. I do it sometimes on "its/it's" and I don't often realize it until much later.
I'm going to correct it now but just to preserve my idiocy for future generations of blog readers, here's the original mistake:
You know how they say to 'write what you know'. Well, how am I supposed to WRITE about Manolo's if I don't KNOW Manolo's??Now, carry on. Nothing to see here.