Grammar Series, No. 8: Farther or Further

Is it "farther" or "further"?

  • "Farther" is used when referring to distance, as in "The chickens wander farther away from their chicken house every day."
  • "Further" is used when referring to time or quantity, as in "We recommend exploring the USDA's website for further reading on safe egg handling."
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