No one remembers who came in second.
See, I've already done it. "It's" is a contraction of "it is" but that's OK to use. See, I've done it again, "OK", which is an acronym. I'm sure I can find other examples that are even acceptable in scholarly works, e.g. "i.e.". Whoops, done it again. Both are abbreviations of latin phrases "exempli gratia" and "id est" and used thoroughly at the highest levels of the language.
I'm mostly busting balls but there is precedent for such shortcuts in the English language.
I despise text speak, it's such a pain to read.
If Eli gets drugged up like Favre i'm sure he can play well into his 40s as well.