Make Your Editor Cry: First-Year Anniversary
In the phrase, “our first year anniversary” or “our one year anniversary” the use of the word “year” is redundant because it creates a tautology.
Just writing either “our first anniversary”—(or “50th anniversary” for that matter)— will suffice.
We vacationed at Niagara Falls for our first year anniversary.
We vacationed at Niagara Falls for our first anniversary.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.