And one fewer professor teaching grammar.

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  1. Eveningsun Says:

    For an intelligent discussion of the use of “less,” see http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003775.html.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Thanks, Eveningsun.

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