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When will folks ever learn the “less-on”?? The “less vs. fewer” debate rages on. Case in point:

Citi less is more

Citi is running a promo. It starts out fine, but quickly grates on grammarians with the phrase …

“Less trees being cut down …”

OK, everybody repeat after us …

I will use “less” for amounts that cannot be counted as discrete items, such as water, sunshine, and money.

I will use “fewer” for numbers of items that can be counted as discrete items, such as drops of water, rays of sunshine, dollar bills, and … of course, trees!

Get it? Got it. Good!

See also our previous post: Limit less …

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It’s Friday afternoon. It’s time for some fun with headlines to finish out the week.

This one came from Twitter … @Newsweek posted this:

“Absent from the health-care debate, Ted Kennedy will weigh in tomorrow with a Newsweek story…”

(click here for the real story)

What comes to your mind?

Here’s what came to ours:

Kennedy weighs in

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