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    Use of words

    Use of the "older" vs "oldest"

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    Re: Use of words

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Use of the "older" vs "oldest"
    Take, for example, three brothers, John is 13, James is 14 and David is 16, James is older than John but of the three David is the oldest/eldest.

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