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    nine months/months' jail

    57—year—old Kum Chin Tiong, was sentenced to nine months/months' jail in January after he pleaded guilty to paying S$100 for sex with the girl.

    Which of the above nouns in bold should I use?

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    Re: nine months/months' jail

    It should be months', but not many people worry about it these days.
    Last edited by 5jj; 10-Apr-2012 at 20:00. Reason: typo

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    Re: nine months/months' jail

    ... nine months' jail
    OR
    ... nine months in jail.

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