[Ads-l] twentysomething

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Sat Mar 26 01:40:38 UTC 2016

On Wed Mar 23 15:58:06 UTC Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM wrote:

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 Google Books shows about 14,000 exx. of "thirtysomethings," but 43,000 exx.
of "twentysomethings."

About a thousand for "eightysomethings."

I assumed that the plural forms are the more common.

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