22 May 2009

Hooray for proper grammar!

Kudos to Publix for their grammatically correct express lane. "10 items or less" is just wrong.  This is one of my biggest grammar pet peeves because it is one of the easiest to figure out.  To wit: use fewer when it is a measureable (i.e. countable) amout. Think "less money, fewer dollars." 

(Or if you prefer more detail, see what Grammar Girl has to say.)  

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