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    more snowy than/snowier than

    Hi everyone,

    Can I say rainier/cloudier/foggier/snowier THAN....? Swan's Practical Grammar says "if an adjective ends in "-y" use -er/est.

    1. London is foggier than Bombay.
    2. London is more foggy than Bombay.

    Thank you.

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    Re: more snowy than/snowier than

    Quote Originally Posted by worcester View Post
    Hi everyone,

    Can I say rainier/cloudier/foggier/snowier THAN....? Swan's Practical Grammar says "if an adjective ends in "-y" use -er/est.

    1. London is foggier than Bombay.
    2. London is more foggy than Bombay.

    Thank you.
    Yes. Both comparatives are possible with each word.

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    Re: more snowy than/snowier than

    The "-ers" sound more natural to me. This winter has been a lot snowier than last.

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