Reply to post: Re: priorities

Socket to the energy bill: 5-bed home with stupid number of power outlets leaves us asking... why?

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: priorities

Of course this whole subthread, from Hans down, was a series of jokes, which I suspect is why you were downvoted; but it's true that the earlier posts were unsupported prescriptivism. Using "amount" for discrete (countable) entities is well-established usage and perfectly comprehensible to English speakers. (It's also a question of diction, not grammar.)

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