Common Stumbling Blocks - Peculiar Constructions - Misused Forms.
When two singular subjects are connected by neither, nor use a
singular verb; as, "Neither John nor James was there," not were
Custom Has sanctioned the use of this word both with a singular and
plural; as--"None is so blind as he who will not see" and "None are
so blind as they who will not see." However, as it is a contraction of
no one it is better to use the singular verb.
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