This case is no more big than that one.

Someone says the above sentence is right.

If it's right, how different is it from "This case is no bigger than that one." and "This case is the same size as that one."

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Hello, Jim:
<> It seems that you, like myself, are getting those troubling characters <> in your postings.
Are you forced, like myself, to use the alternate editor? I need to do that because after the site being changed, the new default editor is not usable from Linux/Mozilla, my configuration (I'm getting no prompt and cursor in it).
I was in correspondence with Francis West, but it seems he couldn't solve this yet for me. And I need to reedit lots of my posts in order to eliminate the garbage.
Marius Hancureedit lots of my posts in order to eliminate the garbage
Marius, I'm afraid that editing is the only solution at this time. Like you, I rarely get a clean copy the first time! No, I don't use an alternate editor; I just slog through and delete the extraneous characters one by one.
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Hi Jim
I don't know whether LiJ actually intended to ask only whether "more big" is OK. What LiJ actually did ask about, however, was whether a sentence with the wording no+more+one-syllable adjective+than was OK. In other words, LiJ asked specifically about a negative structure using the word 'no' . Nona addressed the structure "no+more+adjective+than" as well as "no+more+a+noun+than". One of the focal points was the use of the word 'no'. I agreed with Nona's take on things in that regard.

I think that the format "no more an X than" (i.e. with a noun) is a common format -- which is presumably why Nona ended up using it as an example. I also agreed that the same sort of format can be used with simple adjectives. You apparently agree with that, too.
... there is no word deader.
Since when? http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=deader&r=66
I do not agree that you cannot say "deader". Dead is used in a number of ways -- not just the ungradable black-and-white way (i.e. not just the "you're either dead or you're not" way). In the example I gave, I thought it would actually sound more insulting to use a common comparative form. The wording "He's not deader than you." uses a "normal" type of comparative form (i.e. a one-syllable adjective made comparative with the -er ending). To me, the use of 'deader' would tend to suggest that the speaker was commenting on some sort of gradable kind of 'dead', thus meaning that 'both of you are dead to some (unspecified) degree' -- and that would sound insulting, don't you think? I do not think my example was beside the point in the least.
I agree that without any other context, "no more big than" sounds odd, but I agree with Nona that the structure 'no more big than' would be used differently than 'no bigger than'.