A Costumed Comma Queen Explains the Murky Difference Between ‘Farther’ and ‘Further’

In a Halloween episode of her humorously informative grammar series, the very knowledgeable Mary Norris who was in costume as the “The Comma Queen” explained the difference between “farther” and “further” citing specific examples of each in a sentence.

…we’re going to talk about a murky subject the difference between farther and further farther is used for physical distances and further is used for metaphorical distance.