GDG- Is we is or is we ain't a Union?

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Sun Jan 22 13:29:09 CST 2012


I used to hang out and jam with the Devo dudes back in Kent  Ohio 40 yrs 
ago.  I just saw Jerry back there 2 years ago.
 
"Just  the facts, ma'am." 

Your Most Obediant Servant
Peter  

 
In a message dated 1/22/2012 2:27:07 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
jlawrence at kc.rr.com writes:

Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
We be Devo.
Regards,
Us @  dem


Dennis Lawrence <denlaw at gojade.org>  wrote:

>Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>
>>
>>1.  None of us was there when  it happened.
>>or
>>2. None of us were there when it  happened.
>>
>>IHello,
>
>       The verb has to agree in number with  the subject.  "Us"  looks  
>like the subject, but  it is the object of the preposition  "of"
>
>   None is the subject, and it is singular so it  should be  a 
>singular verb was.
>
>That issue can be  avoided by simply writing "We wuzn't there."
>
>Take  Care
>
>Dennis  
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