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"None" can be singular or plural, depending on the noun or pronoun to which it refers. Formal usage typically uses the singular, but either one is acceptable.
A general rule of thumb is as follows:-If the noun/pronoun is uncountable, use the singular. ("None of the hay has been eaten.")-If the noun/pronoun is countable, you may use either one. ("None of the horses is/are very hungry.")
February 23, 2005, 4:28pm
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