Quote Originally Posted by Wai_Wai
Cobuild English Usage Book http://www.bartleby.com/61/41/N0054100.html
(look at the example "Neither of the twins is...)
Strictly formal contexts, agreed. By the way, :D, while at Bartelby's, did you happen to come across the usage notes for subject-verb agreement re: correlatives conjunctions? if not, check it out. It's well worth the look-see. 8)

All the best, :D