Placid Rudbeckia


Pet peeve: uncounted vs. uncountable. Yes, it’s permissible to use “uncountable” hyperbolically, but uncountable is overused when the referent is actually quite countable, and merely would take some time to do so—that’s actually a good time for “uncounted.” Consider opposing uncounted with infinite….

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  1. mouse's moom says:

    Had to read it twice but it does make sense.

    -An occasional user of “uncountable” for hyperbolic purposes.