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    #1

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    Which one is correct? -Neither Ali nor Joseph is British -Neither Ali nor Joseph are British

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    Re: grammar

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    Re: grammar

    Personally, I agree with 5jj, and the singular would certainly be standard in AmE.

    I would submit, however, that many educated BrE speakers would happily accept the plural by analogy with (in BrE widely accepted) "neither of them are...".

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