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Chris -- 2015-05-30
Under the ages of… In the reign of? Or just a mondegreen. Look at the very obscure definition provided by “lawteacher,” the third hit, where under the ages of looks like “under the influence of, a philosophy of,” as if in a certain epoch.
The European Union Contest for Young Scientists is organized yearly, starting from September, 1989 under the ages of the European Union.
http://www.osgf.ge/index.php?lang_id=EN … fo_id=1348
Under the ages of the Research Institute of Clinical Medicine scientific conferences and symposia are held.
http://www.clinicalmedicine.ge/clinical … iereba.php
Custom – is a clear and continuous habit of doing certain actions which have grown up under the ages of the conviction that these actions are according to international law, obligation or right.
http://www.lawteacher.net/free-law-essa … -essay.php
shows a keen interest in continuing dental education, which recently lead him to completion of an extensive and advanced training program in dental implantolgy under the ages of the University of Detroit, Mercy, U.S.A.
Hold on, it’s quite likely that ages is a spellcheck correction for the misspelling ageis. The latter is far more common in the context than is “under the ages of.”
Last edited by burred (2016-01-29 09:34:42)
Now boys, don’t argue! ;^D