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    Clark is offline Key Member
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    Default comparatives

    Is it possible to say:

    This line is straighter than that.
    This lemon is sourer than that.

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    colloquium is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: comparatives

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Is it possible to say:

    This line is straighter than that.
    This lemon is sourer than that.
    According to Dictionary.com both words can take the /er/ to show comparision.

    However I would use more with sour as sourer is quite the mouthful!

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