On possession and experience

Subject: On possession and experience
From: "Marlene J. Geary" <marlene -at- NECA -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 23:57:25 -0500

>Well, if folks don't want to use an apostrophe with years why not say
>"two years of experience in such-and-such"?
>

>
>Diane Williams
>Walcoff & Associates, Inc.
>Technical Editor/Writer
>OSD, DOT&E
>DWilliams -at- dote -dot- osd -dot- mil


Ayup. That's the one I'd use. The possession is already established by the
"of". Why use an apostrophe?

(And YES, I put the period outside of the quotation mark.)


Marlene


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