May 7, 2020
Welcome to part 2 of our mini-series, "How to Instantly Sound Smarter!"
Following on the success of good vs. well, let's tackle another common offender: less vs. fewer.
For years, I blithely went through life thinking they were interchangeable. A big thanks to my brother for pointing out the error of my ways!
Here's the trick in a nutshell:
Fewer is for anything you CAN count.
Less is for anything you CAN'T count.
And voila! Correctly use less vs. fewer, and you will instantly sound smarter.
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