robert baker

  • You’re Wrong About ‘Less’ vs. ‘Fewer’ ?

    You’re Wrong About ‘Less’ vs. ‘Fewer’ ?

    Have you ever seen that sign at the grocery store counter that reads “ten items or less” and sputtered, “It should say ‘ten items or fewer!’” and had your monocle fall off in a spasm of self-righteousness? Well, don’t call the manager yet, Professor English, because it’s not that simple. I’m gonna blow your mind…