singular "do" after "any...or"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Feb 2 22:33:07 UTC 2010

Do this mean what I think it do?

In her Introduction to _No Rattling of Sabers_ (Austin: Univ. of Texas
Press, 1995), translator Esther Raizen quotes the Israeli poet Nathan
Yonathan, writing during the 1991 Gulf War:

"Strong sheets of plastic belong to life more than any word or poem do" (p.

Prof. Raizen is Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at UT Austin.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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