|By Davidrune (Davidrune) on Sunday, September 19, 2004 - 12:40 am: Edit|
what's wrong with this sentence:
Since 1969, less than three women have won the four tournaments that make up tennis's highly touted "Grand Slam." No error.
Can you also provide an explanation. Thanks.
|By Athlonmj (Athlonmj) on Sunday, September 19, 2004 - 01:42 am: Edit|
"less than" is wrong, it should be "fewer than"... use fewer when you can actually count, use less when you can't
|By Davidrune (Davidrune) on Sunday, September 19, 2004 - 10:13 am: Edit|
Thanks. That makes sense.
How does it work if I wanted to say a number of women larger than three?
|By Glowingamy (Glowingamy) on Sunday, September 19, 2004 - 02:29 pm: Edit|
fewer than eight women, fewer than 100000000000 women, it's all the same
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