(neither) nor

Scot LaFaive spiderrmonkey at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue May 8 15:14:40 UTC 2007

I believe I have. It at least doesn't sound too foreign to me.

Scot LaFaive

>From: Beverly Flanigan <flanigan at OHIO.EDU>
>Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Subject: (neither) nor
>Date: Tue, 8 May 2007 10:25:40 -0400
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>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       Beverly Flanigan <flanigan at OHIO.EDU>
>Subject:      (neither) nor
>Has anyone ever heard this kind of phrase sans "neither":
>"Kent Smith nor anyone from that office was present . . . ."
>The meaning was clearly "neither KS nor anyone else ...."
>Beverly Flanigan
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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