My very second reader question!: You seem like kind of a snobby language person, so why is this blog called “in 27 words or less” and not “in 27 words or fewer”?

A: Thanks? I guess I should be using “fewer” because words are countable, but “less” sounds better to me. Plus I have support¬†(see Alfred the Great info).

OK, but vandalism is never the answer! (Photo: massholemommy.com)

 

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