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Which one is correct: an excellent article on ant behaviour or an excellent article about ant behaviour?

If both are correct, is there a difference in their meaning and usage?

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Both correct.

Difference in usage is very subtle.

On would be a preference in many contexts. On is probably more common in spoken and written language, but I believe about might be a little more common in spoken language than it might be in written language.

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I saw an ad banner that said: "Learn more on swimming with manatees." Say all you like that it doesn't matter which you use, but I feel strongly that "more about" would be preferable. As written, that ad makes the writer of it sound like, well, a "more-on."

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