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    Default neither...not

    Bear in mind that neither "The car on the hill which is hard to climb" nor "The car on the hill that is hard to climb" is not a complete sentence unless it is the answer to a question which probably begins "Which car ...?"

    It was the reply of one of the top contributor of this website to the thread http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...roper-use.html.

    It think it should be either...not or neither .... is because neither and not are double negative which gives positive but with the given context she meant negative.

    P.s. I would have asked this question in that thread itself but the thread was closed.

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    Default Re: neither...not

    You are correct.

    That particular member makes many fewer typos than Barb or I, but she made one there.

    ps. I don't know why that other thread was closed. Ihave re-opened it.

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