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#1 2006-10-28 20:56:15

Jim Dixon
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From: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Registered: 2006-08-11
Posts: 36

Statute >> Statue (of limitations)

“Art Fakes and the Statue of Limitations” –chapter title from “Fakebusters II: Scientific Detection of Fakery in Art and Philately” by Duane R. Chartier, page vii.
http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN9 … tations%22

“If reinstated, the statue of limitations will apply retroactively from the day it ceased running.” –from “Dahl’s Law Dictionary / Diccionario Jurídico Dahl…” by Henry Saint Dahl, page 380.
http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN1 … jjeEiw7gGM

“Few states have a one-year statue of limitations.” –from “Techniques of Medical Litigation: A Professional’s Handbook for Plaintiffs, Defendants and Medical Consultants” by Randine A. Lewis, page 110.
http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN1 … _ER6Q_nBy8

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#2 2013-09-03 10:15:17

Dixon Wragg
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From: Santa Rosa, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 617

Re: Statute >> Statue (of limitations)

Yup! A common one, I think, and it’s in the official Eggcorn Database list. Here’s an example I encountered online the other day:

The ‘statue of limitations’ rule doesn’t apply to nothing except to our justice system and perhaps to gift cards!

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