"differ than"

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Jun 13 14:14:47 UTC 2008

On Jun 12, 2008, at 10:40 AM, Mark Mandel wrote:

> We're used to "different than", but I just saw my first use of "differ
> than": "How does this prayer differ than the traditional text?"...

added to my inventory of licensors for "than" (discussed in connection
with "sooner than later" on 4/22/08).


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