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    Red5 is offline Webmaster, UsingEnglish.com
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    Is it time to call a truce on 'less' + plural?

    The use of 'less people', etc, is now so common in British English that there seems little point in claiming it is an error. Should it still be taught as wrong?...

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    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: Is it time to call a truce on 'less' + plural?

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    The use of 'less people', etc, is now so common in British English that there seems little point in claiming it is an error. Should it still be taught as wrong?...

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    Nup. (Nope & Yup)

    Taught, Yes. Taught as 'wrong', Nope. Taught as used, OK.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Yup

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Yup
    :D :D winky yuppie :D :D

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