Faulty comparisons 3

A comparative sentence is a sentence in which a comparison is being made between two or more things. All of the sentences below are comparative—and all are faulty. See if you can identify the specific error in each sentence.

1. The teacher spent more time with Maizie than Luca.
2. Cyclists can be as dangerous or more dangerous than motorists.
3. This flip coffee pot from Naples makes a better coffee than any Italian coffee maker.
4. Buying a beautiful timepiece with your inheritance is better than groceries.
5. A kiwi has twice as much vitamin C.
6. This margarine is just as fattening, or even more fattening, than butter.
7. The heels on Janet’s sandals were higher than her dress shoes.
8. Mother disciplines Joanie more than Naomi.