RedHopeful wrote:Art Vandelay wrote:Speaking of express lanes...why on earth do 90 percent of them say "15 (or whatever) items or less"? Is everyone an idiot? The word is fewer...15 items or fewer.
Count nouns versus mass nouns - good eye.
This is part of the continual dumbing down of the American dialect of English. We will break free of those tyrannical British !@#$#@%@#@#.