So Over It

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By: Merrill Perlman | CJR

Far too much has already been written about The Associated Press’s announcement last week that it would begin allowing the use of “over” in situations where it had required “more than,” as in “She earns over $800,000 a year.” The AP had limited the use of “over” to non-numerical and spatial relationships, as in “She stood over him and waved her paycheck.”

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