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    Default More funny or funnier

    Hi there,

    When do you use "more funny" and when do you use "funnier"? Let's have a look at two samples sentences, which will explain a bit further what I mean.

    A. Mr Smith is more funny than Mrs Jones
    B. Mr Smith is funnier than Mrs Jones.

    In this case, I would say that both of them are correct, but I am not sure.

    C. Mr Smith is more funny than serious.
    D. Mr Smith is funnier than serious.

    I think, only example C would be correct, because D sounds illogical. What do you think?

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    Patrick

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    Default Re: More funny or funnier

    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick87 View Post
    Hi there,

    When do you use "more funny" and when do you use "funnier"? Let's have a look at two samples sentences, which will explain a bit further what I mean.

    A. Mr Smith is more funny than Mrs Jones
    B. Mr Smith is funnier than Mrs Jones.

    In this case, I would say that both of them are correct, but I am not sure.

    C. Mr Smith is more funny than serious.
    D. Mr Smith is funnier than serious.

    I think, only example C would be correct, because D sounds illogical. What do you think?

    Best regards,
    Patrick
    A and B are both OK. I would use B. C is correct, D is not.

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