The Carper

“Less than one in three Americans support U.S. pullout from Iran deal” (Reuters headline).

FEWER than one in three…” would be better.

“Less” qualifies something you don’t normally count: “less sewage.”

“Few” qualifies something you CAN count: “fewer turds.”

(Copyright 2018 James Mansfield Nichols. All rights reserved.)

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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