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    Default 'less cookies' or 'fewer cookies' ?

    1. I should eat less cookies

    2. I should eat fewer cookies.


    Which is correct?

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    Default Re: 'less cookies' or 'fewer cookies' ?

    Fewer. If you can count them, use "fewer." If it is uncountable, use "less."

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    Default Re: 'less cookies' or 'fewer cookies' ?

    Could you say, "I should eat cookies less"?

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    Default Re: 'less cookies' or 'fewer cookies' ?

    Yes. As in "less often."

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