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'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

wvpublic.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: -- Head for the register without a second thought?

'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

wlrn.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: -- Head for the register without a second thought?

'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

kuow.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: -- Head for the register without a second thought?

'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

wabe.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: -- Head for the register without a second thought?

'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

npr.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: - Head for the register without a second thought?

'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

kcur.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: -- Head for the register without a second thought?

'Fewer' Or 'Less?' The Express Lane Language Debate

wnyc.org — You're ready to check out at the supermarket. There are only eight items in your cart, so you look for the express lane. The sign above says "10 items or less." Do you: -- Head for the register without a second thought?

@APStyleChat On Holiday terms

'Cyber Monday,' 'Giving Tuesday;' Then 'Weeping Wednesday?'

npr.org — After Grey Thursday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and No Clever Name For It Sunday, we're on to Cyber Monday and already looking ahead to Giving Tuesday. Which raises a question: What about Wednesday? The Sunday of the first big shopping season of the holidays doesn't seem to have been given a special name by the news media or the retail industry.

After Trayvon Martin's Death, We're All Having 'The Talk'

npr.org — A national discussion about race continues in the wake of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's death last month in Sanford, Fla. To recap: Martin, who was unarmed, was shot by a a 28-year-old man, George Zimmerman, who claimed self defense.
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