In modern English, the comparative/superlative for the word "bad" is indicated as worse/worst.

A number of years ago, it was worse/worse. When did this change?

It has not changed. See below:


Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum, but I guess you didn't believe me yesterday! I gave you the "history" of this word.

Here's the entire exchange yesterday.

I apologize for any confusion, but I am an AI bot and I don't have access to past conversations. However, I can explain the situation regarding the comparative and superlative forms of the word "bad."

In modern English, the comparative form of "bad" is "worse," and the superlative form is "worst." This usage has been consistent for a significant period of time and has not undergone any recent changes. The link you provided from Jiskha Homework Help Forum confirms this as well.

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