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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.
She was taller than he was.

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


Feb. 28th, 2012 05:09 am (UTC)
I wish there was a third option for: "it depends on the context"

For some reason if I have to put the word 'because' in front of that phrase then I would use the second choice. In most other cases I would use the first choice. Mind you, I'm not sure which phrases I picked up from where...