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    comparative, superlative of funny

    I am a little confused. Which of the following is correct?

    1.) funny, funnier, funniest
    or
    2.) funny, more funny, most funny



    Thanks for your help

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    Re: comparative, superlative of funny

    Quote Originally Posted by Dany View Post
    I am a little confused. Which of the following is correct?

    1.) funny, funnier, funniest
    or
    2.) funny, more funny, most funny



    Thanks for your help
    IMO, #1 is the more common.

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    Re: comparative, superlative of funny

    Thank you soooooo much

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    Re: comparative, superlative of funny

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    IMO, #1 is the more common.
    I agree, although the #2 variants are quite acceptable in some contexts (particularly when reinforced with, say, even).

    b

    ps - This refers to the -er form, of course, and any possible continuation - ...even more funny. The most funny, though,...
    Last edited by BobK; 30-Oct-2006 at 11:47. Reason: PS added

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    Re: comparative, superlative of funny

    Thank you too, BobK

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    Re: comparative, superlative of funny

    Quote Originally Posted by Dany View Post
    Thank you soooooo much
    You're welcome.

    As Bob K suggested, the rules for comparatives and superlatives are flexible. Both ways of forming them are appropriate for many adjectives and adverbs.

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