Poll: Bacteria

Bacteria

Less bacteria
Fewer bacteria
Either could be used.
It depends on the context.

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This Poll:

  • Votes: 138
  • Comments: 2
  • Added: January 2012

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Comments:

Miriades

Less bacteria: just one kind of them.
Fewer bacteria: a decrease of types.

emje

use fewer for items that can be counted one-by-one; use less for uncountable items and items related to time and money

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