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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Long, Longer, Longest

Which of these statements is correct (how I hate that word)? #1) Today is a long day.  
#2) Today is longer than yesterday.  #3) Today is the longest day of the year.
(Only #1 could be construed as "correct". Every day is as long as the one before — or after. It's the hours of daylight that vary.)


sica said...

Oh stop me! The days are getting shorter now. Boo hoo!!! Even if you can't see it.

The Grammar Anarchist said...

Come on, little girl. Stop counting the minutes and start living them!