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    #1

    but that's none of my business

    What precisely does that term mean and why is it so often used recently? At least I often read it in facebook comments.
    And why is it 'business' instead of 'businesses'?
    I always thought that 'none' refers to a plural.
    For example: None of my children are male.
    Or: None of the athletes have won the gold medal.

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    Re: but that's none of my business

    That's none of your business is an idiom meaning "that does not concern you. Don't get involved with it."
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: but that's none of my business

    ...also, more bluntly: 'Mind your own business'.

    On Facebook, you might write about yourself: 'Becky told me in confidence that Daphne has been sleeping with Gaylord, but that's none of my business so my lips are sealed'.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 20-Aug-2016 at 08:21.

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