Monday, April 18, 2016

Another weird "several"

Like the Jeopardy! clue that described Latin America as comprising "several countries", here's another example of a several that's way too big for me:

The older Julian calendar used by Eastern Orthodox churches trails the Gregorian calendar by several days. (source)

The Julian calendar trails the Gregorian one by fifteen days. That's not "several".



Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

Links to this post

Links to this post:

Create a Link

     <-- Older Post                     ^ Home                    Newer Post -->