March 28, 2013Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation
Farther is for actual distances, further for metaphorical ones.
Plaintiff goes even further, suggesting that the crash was not just negligent but actually deliberate.
After jettisoning the first stage, the rocket traveled three miles farther before crashing into the sea.
I want to learn this forever:
If you’re talking about how far something went, use farther.