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    Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

    If the phrase is not correct, what is the equivalent, which will not just plainly state that Bloody Mary does not exist, but will emphasise this fact (i.e. some idiom).

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    Re: Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

    Maybe "No any Bloody Mary exists"?

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    Re: Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

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    A Bloody Mary does exist it is a type of cocktail contain amongst other ingredients tomato juice and vodka.
    Bloody Mary is also one of the nicknames of Mary the First of England.

    However I think you are talking of the legend of Bloody Mary the supernatural entity. I would say that there is definitely no such thing as the Blood Mary of urban myth.

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    Re: Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

    If you're talking about the legend, say "There is no Bloody Mary" or "There's/There was no such thing/person as Bloody Mary".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

    Sorry, I forgot about the Bloody Mary drink. Perhaps Bloody Mary is a bad example, how about dwarfs?

    Suppose, someone is outraged that you are talking to him about dwarfs and he is saying:

    None of dwarfs exist at all!

    Or perhaps he should say:

    Dwarfs do not and have never existed!

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    Re: Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by leo12345 View Post
    None of dwarfs exist at all!

    Or perhaps he should say:

    Dwarfs do not and have never existed!
    He shouldn't use the first. The second is fine.

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    Re: Is this phrase correct: "None of Bloody Mary exists" ?

    The second is grammatically correct but untrue (bearing in mind that the current accepted term "little people" used to be "dwarf" or "midget").

    The plural is "dwarves" in BrE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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