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    Far/farther/farthest ; Far/further/furthest ?

    I always thought that the comparative and superlative forms of far were "further" and "furthest". By incident I saw that "farther" and "farthest" were also possible.
    What's the difference between the two, if any ?

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    Re: Far/farther/farthest ; Far/further/furthest ?


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    Re: Far/farther/farthest ; Far/further/furthest ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    I always thought that the comparative and superlative forms of far were "further" and "furthest". By incident I saw that "farther" and "farthest" were also possible.
    What's the difference between the two, if any ?
    Please read this link: Online Etymology Dictionary

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    Re: Far/farther/farthest ; Far/further/furthest ?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Please read this link: Online Etymology Dictionary
    This is very interesting, thank you, bhaisahab. But they are actually felt this way, aren't they?

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    Re: Far/farther/farthest ; Far/further/furthest ?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    This is very interesting, thank you, bhaisahab. But they are actually felt this way, aren't they?
    Some people see them that way, yes.

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