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Preposition vs. conjunction

Which of the following versions are you, personally, more likely to use? (I know it may be difficult to assess your own usage once asked.)

She was taller than him.
51(71.8%)
She was taller than he was.
20(28.2%)


This poll is thanks to a question that geesepalace asked me about British vs. US usage.

Comments

haggisthesecond
Feb. 27th, 2012 08:08 am (UTC)
For me it depends--the first in colloquial or verbal situations, the second more likely in formal writing.