Overheard: Word of the Day

Jun 26 2008   3:55PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business — any more, anymore

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which one is correct? 

It’s hard to believe that Bill Gates won’t be working at Microsoft _____.
a. any more
b. anymore

The correct answer is b.

Explanation:

Any more refers to number. Anymore refers to time.

“I don’t buy books anymore because I don’t need any more books.”

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