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ME EITHER? or ME NEITHER?

" Whether or not he realised the fact was neither here nor there. Either one of the candidates would make a fine president. For example,• You'll find rather vocal people who despise me either and can't imagine it being said, even though it's extremely common. Billboard Hot Country Songs for the week of February 12, 2000. non plus I didn't move and neither did Claude. " -- "That is neither here nor there. The donations have been neither disclosed nor accounted for. So Frank sat in the back seat with a guitar. Neither Sarah nor Tamsin is coming to the party. Among the many examples from COHA:• — should read —• Brad Paisley• Are the others wrong or just not used? In speaking, we can use neither on its own in replies when we are referring to two things that have already been mentioned: Neither … nor We can use neither as a conjunction with nor. described the song favorably in their singles review section dated for February 12, 2000, saying "All in all, this is a great little record that further demonstrates just why Paisley is the hottest new artist in the format. They are not selected or validated by us and can contain inappropriate terms or ideas. well, actually, grammar rules themselves don't exist. Tim, The first version of both examples is correct. NEITHER CANT be used when a negative clause is implied. "neither" is essentially "not either", so you use it in a confirmitive of a negative as in "Neither do I" So which is correct "me neither" or "me either"? Actually I think that neither do I is a little bit ugly to say, I don't like to use it. This can sound formal in speaking: Neither Brian nor his wife mentioned anything about moving house. conj neither do I moi non plus I don't like him. We use neither of before pronouns and plural countable nouns which have a determiner my, his, the before them: Neither of us went to the concert. com" url: text search for "text" in url selftext: text search for "text" in self post contents self:yes or self:no include or exclude self posts nsfw:yes or nsfw:no include or exclude results marked as NSFW e. Link only answers permitted if the question happens to be "What is a good subreddit for. We can make hotdogs, hamburgers, or BBQ. for example i do NOT want to go to school EITHER. Adverb As mentioned above, neither creates a total negation, which cannot be said about the word either. If Ken, who presumably would prefer to speak Norman French if he could get away with it, heard American English described as a "pure" anything, he'd probably spontaneously combust. Frank, Chris and I wrote it in the car on our way back from Frank's family beach house in. On-topic follow up questions are allowed. Me either is more common in most of the US. "I don't understand, Queen," said the Prosecutor finally. You can either stay here or go home. Blog archives• You can take either car to the movie tonight. " After this line, the song extends into a series of , , , and solos. " Rule 2: Please try searching here before posting a new question Try to keep repeat posts to a minimum. Please do not answer by only dropping a link and do not tell users they should "google it. Moi non plus, je ne m'en soucie pas beaucoup. When to Use Either Either can be used as four distinct parts of speech. B: Me too you like to play badminton. Therefore, the concept that if a "native speaker uses it, then it must be correct" is abhorrent to me. Remember the Difference A great way to remember the difference between these two words has to do with the first letter of the word neither. Tasteless or disturbing questions regarding loli, pedophilia, murder, violence or other sketchy or disgusting subject matter are not welcome here. The OED says the usage originated in the US, but two of its four citations are from British sources. The audience was reimbursed either with vouchers or food. As that is a negative statement, "either" is again, correct. No need to get complacent and overjudgmental. Chart 2000 Peak position Canada Country Tracks 21 US 85 US 18 Year-end charts [ ] Chart 2000 Position US 65 References [ ] Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Neither of them should replace the other. The fact of the matter is all English was bastardized long before there were American English speakers. In the US some people will also use me either in that case: A- I don't like getting up in the morning. You could find "me either" used in a sequence in a sentence like: A- This does not seem very clear. Some possible answers, in descending order of formality, the numbers are the number of hits in the British National Corpus when followed by a comma or full stop : Nor I. Help support the Grammarphobia Blog with your. Pronoun• neither can i, neither do i or nor do i. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: subreddit: subreddit find submissions in "subreddit" author: username find submissions by "username" site: example. According to an english grammar website, speaker B is wrong. Example 2: I don't want to go to the store. In fact, English speakers have been using it since the late 19th century. But this is very informal and not to be used in a learning environment where I would stick to neither do I. Trolling or joke questions• " There are other places for asking that, this is not one of them. Croiriez-vous qu'il s'agit d'un vrai mot? Neither goes before singular countable nouns. It is not meant to eliminate all possibilities or options presented. As much as we love answering questions here, it doesn't help when we see repeat questions on the front page every day. In my view just because you kicked a word out of your version of English doesn't mean it never existed as acceptable. All questions are welcome such as to how to change oil, to how to tie shoes. The first sentence has the plural they closest to the verb need, so the verb is plural. The second sentence has the singular she closest to the verb needs, so the verb is singular. " They're showing there view on a certain grammar lesson. Anent the "me" instead of "I", it's the old dativ form. How to pronounce neither: In American English, nee— ther is the traditionally preferred pronunciation, with ni— ther being considered mildly pretentious. GRAMMATICALLY correct the use of either is not for me either I go with the general flow: 'me neither' is absolutely standard spoken English, but there are formal occasions when 'neither do I' would be more appropriate. Grammar: descriptive rather than prescriptive, but some howlers ought to be laughed out of court. Neither of the coupons was a good one. Neither the engine nor the fuel tank leaks any fluid. If that were true, there would never be English classes in school and there would be no sites like this! In my mind that requires a more positive type response so "me neither' just feels negative in my view. Either means one or the other. from "thyncan" — seem; akin to, but sunder from, think. It's not a matter of "correct"-ness. In formal styles, we use neither of with a singular verb when it is the subject. So either is correct heh, heh. So I will be using the second. I neither agreed nor disagreed. Thank you so much for reading today! " are best addressed by the trained, professional support resources you can find or. Follow-up questions at the top level are allowed. SO IT WASSSSSSSSSSSS included in English at one time? Paisley later included the song as the to his singles "" and ". I sat in front with a notebook, and Chris drove. Which from what I know, in AMERICA, is always "me either. I would't neither understand nor believe in what I saw. Not: None of them …• neither have I moi non plus I've never been to Spain. DISALLOWED QUESTION AREAS These types of questions are not allowed and will be removed:• roughly speaking, of course; I'm no sociolinguist. You can find the questions that have come up here again and again in our. is incorrect" So I even switch up the pronunciation phonetically. You'd be surprised, though, how people react to this bit of dialectal variation. In this post, I want to go over the uses of these two words. What is the Difference Between Either and Neither? Me neither, I don't recognize them. The song was previously included on the soundtrack of the 1999 film. 'Not me either', though unidiomatic would at least make sense. As I am an American, if he said, "I cannot wait for Christmas" I have always very naturally replied "me either". Either Way: Whichever of the two given alternatives be the case. RULES: Rule 1: Top level comments must contain a genuine attempt at an answer All direct answers to a post must make a genuine attempt to answer the question. Aw, he's just letting off steam, as must all bags of hot air from time to time. This subreddit was inspired by thread and more specifically, comment. Britain does not agree and neither do Denmark, Portugal and Ireland. That said, constructions similar to the fourth example above are best avoided or replaced with the word neither. On a Bell course, your child will not only improve their English, they will develop life skills such as confidence, responsibility, respect and teamwork, establishing their route to a rewarding future. The i— ther pronunciation is dominant in British English. Consider another example,• " To an American or at least me , "me neither" is somewhat childish. Maybe we Americans just moved before it died out over there! " Parodies [ ] parodied the song on his 2000 album , under the title "More Beaver" a reference to the TV series. Which really drives my pompous ass of a husband nuts LOL. Neither of them were interested in going to university. Therefore, the word "me" is being used as the subject of the sentence and is incorrect, because "me" is the objective case. In the first example, both alternatives are singular, so a singular verb follows. Neither means not one or the other. "Me neither" in almost all situations is being used to mean "I don't want to". Do any of them yearn to speak English? Despite being just a single letter each other, the two words either vs. You use either with a negative phrase, as in "I do not want to go either". This is what I thought about the "either" or "neither" situation. Neither parent came to meet the teacher. Provide details and share your research! My Husband and I get into this "me either" "me neither" discussion all the time. Pronoun• In the second version of your examples you have a double negative. NSQ is supposed to be a helpful resource for confused redditors. Neither: typical errors• You can to my mailing list so you never miss a lesson, AND get access to my! "Darling, tell me, would you like to dance? Rule 3: Follow reddiquette Be polite and respectful in your exchanges. however, you may want to substitute "both can be considered correct" for "neither is correct," as you don't mean to say "either is incorrect. I was in the process of writing a script for a local news broadcast and I was curious which was the proper, "me neither" or "me either". I had neither considered your offer, the location, nor the position yet. Either they or she needs the recipe. Neither the fuel tank nor the fuel lines leak any fluid. When to Use Neither Neither can also be used as four distinct parts of speech: adjective, pronoun, conjunction, and adverb. " This review also compared its "wit and personality" to. " Language changes through "misuse," slang, solecism, malapropism, you name it. "Me either" makes as much sense as "I could care less", I think both are dull-brained mistakes, possibly originally by a non-native English speaker, then subsequently accepted as good English. I think it is improper to do that. It's a matter of social class and personal presentation. there has never been any set rules, because the "rules" depend on how a majority decides to speak, and they change as the years go by. "Me neither" does not do that, so I think it is incorrect. Users are coming to NSQ for straightforward, simple answers or because of the nuance that engaging in conversation supplies. Me either would be used if you use the negatory phrase in your OWN sentence. One has only to consider the abomination "gotten", an archaism which disappeared from English in the late eighteenth century, but was cocooned in America following the revolt against Britain, which resulted in the isolation of the United States from the remainder of the English-speaking world for several decades. We use neither, not none, when we are talking about two people or things: Books and television are different. Please report examples to be edited or not to be displayed. Other questions not asked in good faith - such as putting a rant or hate towards any group in the form of a question. Anyway, object pronouns are starting to do the duty for both in America, so it's only "wrong" for those who are trying to Latinize English. I think the example is correct. Making statements based on opinion; back them up with references or personal experience. Exceptions:• If you say "Me neither", you have changed the unstated phrase to "want to go to the store" as in "Neither do I want to go". Me neither, but we love to try. Our website may also include cookies from third parties like Google Adsense, Google Analytics, Youtube. A Briton would hardly recognize the construction "Me either," which tends to be an exclusively American grammatical phenomenon in my experience. I think that website I pointed you to is correct, and I think I can explain why. Chart performance [ ] "Me Neither" debuted at number 65 on the U. And check out about the English language. " Stephen Coonts The earliest citations, as far as I can tell, are often in the dialogue of characters who do not speak completely standard English, especially before ca. for example, you CANT say: i do NOT want to go to school NEITHER. For example: Friend: I like pizza. For example,• American English is American English and British English is British English. Civil disagreements can happen, but insults should not. com find submissions from "example. The answers• Saying something is "correct" or "incorrect" is incorrect. Paisley wrote this song with and. We'd spent a week there writing, and it was really successful. The question was with lots of detailed answers. Apart from Canada, every other English-speaking nation eschews these odd pronunciations, and a long A is used except by those in Yorkshire and Lancashire and thereabouts, where a genuine short A, rather than a strangled cross between the two, is used for both words. Such questions are best handled by the great resources they have at. Both "me neither" and "me either" are correct. check their rules before posting• The last thing they're doing is being "pompous. Thanks for reading all of this, even if you didn't read all of this, and your eye started somewhere else have a cookie. Summary Both of these words have multiple functions within a sentence, but knowing when to use either or neither is very important since they have near opposite meanings. However, the question concerns what is correct English, so any of us who have come to this site recognize that there is a standard to which we comparing our speech. " "I'm not going anywhere today. even though they are both used, EITHER was NOT meant to be used that way as me either. Our website use cookies to improve and personalize your experience and to display advertisements if any. How to Pronounce Either and Neither How to pronounce either: In American English, ee— ther is the preferred and more common pronunciation. Adjective• In the final chorus, he considers his attempt to converse with her as "a waste of time" before adding "Don't you think it's time for me to end this song? very good breakdown of the right way to look at this. It seems however, that 'me either' is in common use in North America: but the usually pretty laid-back Prof Paul Brians at WSU Common Errors sees it as an error: My name is Tim, I'm from Moscow. Moi non plus, mais maintenant oui.。

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