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    What is the comparative for showy?
    Is it "showier" or "more showy"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by valdezelias
    What is the comparative for showy?
    Is it "showier" or "more showy"?
    The dictionaries like "showy, showier, showiest"

    All the best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    The dictionaries like "showy, showier, showiest"

    And you?? :D :mad: :) :wink:

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    What is the comparative for showy?
    Is it "showier" or "more showy"?
    This a matter of taste more than grammar. I would use either, but I prefer "more showy".

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    Being a BE speaker, I'd agree with Mike about using both, but would favour the other.

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    What is the comparative for showy?
    Is it "showier" or "more showy"?
    This a matter of taste more than grammar. I would use either, but I prefer "more showy".
    Horticulturists like "more showy", too. :D

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    Lol

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    I vote for "more showy" also.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
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    What is the comparative for showy?
    Is it "showier" or "more showy"?
    This a matter of taste more than grammar. I would use either, but I prefer "more showy".
    Horticulturists like "more showy", too. :D
    I'd imagine so. :)

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