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Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  June 5, 2012, 4:55am  •  0 vote

I have no recollection of this point ever having been taught this point at all (and my Scottish schooldays overlap with yours). To my mind is simply a question of preferred style of expression.

Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  June 5, 2012, 1:53am  •  0 vote

Mediator, perhaps you would like to remove this last comment. I wasn't aware that this site was an open forum for abuse, and unfortunately the "report abuse" link doesn't seem to be working. My c

Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  June 4, 2012, 11:18am  •  0 vote

Dear Hairy Scot I can probably claim to be hairier than you - photos can substantiate the claim if you insist. You cannot be more Scottish than me (OK - I do have, if tortured, have to admit to

Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  June 3, 2012, 10:57am  •  0 vote

I delighted that kids are passionate about English usage, but I'm afraid that you do need to check your sources, Tom. Perhaps you have been given advice which is very different to the advice given

Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  May 28, 2011, 3:52pm  •  0 vote

Groucho: In this context "Different to... traditional schools" = standard anywhere English. "Different than...traditional schools" - not a usage I have heard.

Re: Correct preposition following different?  •  March 10, 2011, 4:01pm  •  0 vote

British English: my answer is different to your answer US English: my answer is different from your answer. Each is different to the other - oops - does that betray my location? Each sounds