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Re: Well paying jobs

Posted by David FG on January 24, 2010 at 15:50

In Reply to: Well paying jobs posted by ESC on January 24, 2010 at 15:32:

: The American Petroleum Institute (API) has a series of television ads where the spokesperson talks about "well paying jobs." See http://www.api.org/aboutapi/ads/ To my ear that phrase sounds incorrect. "Good paying jobs" sounds correct. Recently U.S. President Obama used "well paying jobs" in a televised speech. Anyone have any comments?

Neither sounds quite right to me. I would say 'well-paid jobs'.

DFG