Less or Fewer? When you should use them
Is it less or fewer? The simple answer to this problem is that if what you are speaking about is countable, then you use fewer. If what you are talking about is not countable, then you need to use less.
So there are fewer people reading newspapers these days.
There are fewer boats on The Thames than 100 years ago.
Each winter, we seem to get less snow in Britain.
I have less hair on my head now I am over 40 years old!