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Re: Neither is or neither are  •  March 18, 2003, 9:13pm  •  5 votes

"Neither" means that given two choices, both are to be individually rejected. Therefore a singular verb is required. If you want to refer to the duo and reject them, you should say something like "b

Re: Social vs. Societal  •  March 18, 2003, 9:07pm  •  0 vote

I think people just get hung up on word building sometimes, which is why we end up with gems like "irregardless". The whole -al adjective thing is already flawed, and is a wonderful source for mo

Re: Commas, Periods, and Quotation Marks  •  March 18, 2003, 8:31pm  •  0 vote

I am in complete agreement! As written English is already fraught with many strange rules and customs, I think that in this case, whoever made up the rule that ending punctuation always goes inside t

Re: 20 Something  •  March 18, 2003, 8:23pm  •  0 vote

Naturally, I would assume that the companion expression "30 something" came before the TV show of the same name, but I believe that in that case, "30 something" would be skewed toward the latter end o