Re: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
Not that any actually make me sick...just cringe ;-) In my case, it's
a tie between "amount/number" and "fewer/less".
Char James-Tanny ~ JTF Associates, Inc. ~ http://www.helpstuff.com
The thing I've noticed about this one is that there seems to be an over-
correction in effect. People have been grousing so much about common
examples like the "10 items or less" line in the supermarket that there
now seems to be trend toward using "fewer" when "less" really is the
correct word. I hear it on TV all the time. "The project will be completed
in three years or fewer." "What would you say if cars had 70% fewer
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