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    Default Use of comparative adjectives

    Please advise which is correct use of English:

    "This is my oldest child" (of 2 children) or "This is my older child"?

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    Default Re: Use of comparative adjectives

    Welcome, Thatch.

    Click on this link: http://www.bartleby.com/68/45/2145.html

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