is "more so than" moving in on "more than"?

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 21 17:31:33 UTC 2009

My daughter reports noticing use of "more so than" where she would
have expected "more than". She hasn't taken notes, but the made-up
example she gave me involved a quantitative rather than simply an
adverbial context, that is, referring to count or measurement. Anyone

Mark Mandel

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