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David Bray

In the sentence below, PWA says
1) change "to 2 weeks or less" to "for 2 weeks or fewer" which changes the meaning.
2) Sentence starts with a subordinate conjunction. The FANBOYS mnemonic suggest coordinate conjunction.

For draft plans, we try to keep tasks to 2 weeks or less.

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Beth Buechler

It SHOULD be "fewer," not "less," if the amount suggested is in weeks. It would be "less" if the item was liquid, or money.


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David Bray

Thx for your feedback. But I can't agree Beth.
It may not be obvious from a single sentence. But repeatedly within my book, my goal is tasks that are shorter than 2 work weeks. Ergo, 9 days, 8 days, 4 days, whatever.

If you wish to tell me , replace "less" with "shorter," I will concur, But I can't afford to lose the intended meaning.
cheers
David.