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745 - 'More Than' Versus 'Over.' Is a Hamburger a Sandwich‪?‬ Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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The AP Stylebook changed its stance on using "over" to mean "more than." Plenty of people were shocked, but they shouldn't have been. And then we debate the linguistics of whether a hamburger is a sandwich.
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The AP Stylebook changed its stance on using "over" to mean "more than." Plenty of people were shocked, but they shouldn't have been. And then we debate the linguistics of whether a hamburger is a sandwich.
LINKS AND SPONSORS |
Learn how you can get my LinkedIn Learning course free: https://t.co/coQuXJRtrT |
Waterpik: https://waterpik.com/grammar Code: GRAMMAR |  
Hallmark: https://hallmark.com/grammar Code: GRAMMAR |  
GRAMMAR GIRL EMAIL NEWSLETTER |
https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/newsletters |
GRAMMAR POP iOS GAME |
Optimized for iPad: http://bit.ly/iPadGrammarPop |
For iPad and iPhone: http://bit.ly/GrammarPopMobile |
PEEVE WARS CARD GAME |
https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/grammar-girl-s-peeve-wars |
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http://bit.ly/GrammarPopBooks |
GRAMMAR GIRL IS PART OF THE QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS PODCAST NETWORK |
VOICEMAIL: 833-214-GIRL (833-214-4475)

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