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Thursday, June 16, 2011

QUESTION: My editor changed my text from "over 500 people attended" to "more than 500 people attended". Why?

Your editor is using a style manual that says: use more when referring to "numbers" and use over when referring to "above". Smart editor! Some style manuals don't notice this one.

1 comment:

bette said...

You're right. I still see it in other magazines. Can they do that?