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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Criminal Sentence 45: Years (of) Experience

A common error I see:

"I have eight years experience."

This should be "years' experience" or "years of experience."

Just think about it if you used one year:

"I have one year experience." This sounds wrong (and it is!): "one year of experience" or "one year's experience."

I have too many years' experience making this correction.

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