People may have corrected you from time to time on your use of “fewer” or “less” in English sentences. So what’s the difference?
The issue is a matter of count nouns vs. non-count nouns.
March 24, 2017 was a breakthrough day for writers:
The Associated Press style guide allowed -- for the very first time -- that forms of “they” might sometimes be used to stand for singular nouns. It was by no means a full-blown endorsement. But it opened the door to a usage that has appeared in common English speech for decades.
The Oxford comma is in the news again – this time with a ten million dollar price tag attached. A case recently made its way through the American courts in which truck drivers were challenging a law passed by the state of Maine that had been used to deny them overtime pay.