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775 - Why We Talk About 'Bad Apples.' 'A Few' Versus 'a Couple'

775 - Why We Talk About 'Bad Apples.' 'A Few' Versus 'a Couple'

Update: 2020-06-114
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We started to wonder why people seem to forget the second half of the saying about bad apples. Plus, we settle a dispute about the difference between "a couple" and "a few."


Read the transcripts: Bad Apples. A Couple and a Few.


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Susan Kllimchuk

LOL, Grammar Girl. I always say that if 'a couple' doesn't mean 'two' to you, then you are going to have trouble in your marriage! Great stories, thanks.

Jun 18th
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775 - Why We Talk About 'Bad Apples.' 'A Few' Versus 'a Couple'

775 - Why We Talk About 'Bad Apples.' 'A Few' Versus 'a Couple'