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Question for the week
Is there anything wrong with the following phrase? "It cost less to reuse boxes than to buy new ones."
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Emily from MIssouri asks...
Is funner a word or is it more fun?
Anne answers...
Funner is definitely NOT a word . . . at least not yet. The word 'fun' is a noun, not an adjective. So if you are having a lot of it, you say 'I am having more fun (keeping the word as a noun and modifying it with the adjective 'more') than the proverbial barrel of monkeys.'
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