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Subject:Re: Common Errors in English From:"Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com> To:techwr-l Date:Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:10:48 +1100
John Posada wrote:
> Speaking of English errors...
> Someone came from across the hall and asked about this use of the
> "I have over 9 year's experience."
> "I have over 9 years of experience."
> I say no possessive in either. He says yes to the first one.
Those are both correct as they stand,
though "more than" is preferable to "over".
The first version requires the possessive,
the second does not.