I just don't understand the logic behind this one, its pissing me off because I've seen it numerous times on different practice tests and lessons, and every time I choose the same wrong answer. Bah!June 2002, Section 2.4. Compared to us, people who lived a century ago had very few diversions to amuse them. Therefore, they likely read much more than we do today. Which one... weakens?a) Many of the books published a century ago were of low literary quality.b) On average, people who lived a century ago had considerably less leisure time than we do today.c) The number of books sold today is larger than it was a century ago.d) On the average, books today cost slightly less in relation to other goods than they did a century ago.e) One of the popular diversions of a century ago was horse racing.I consistently choose letter E, which I'm sure is a sucker choice, but I don't like B which is the credited response. Can someone please help a brother out?
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