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    I and my wife x my wife and I

    please, what is the correct form?

    I and my wife are going to travel next weekend.

    My wife and I are going to travel next weekend.

    thanks a lot.


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    Re: I and my wife x my wife and I

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    please, what is the correct form?

    I and my wife are going to travel next weekend.

    My wife and I are going to travel next weekend.

    thanks a lot.
    Neither is more "correct", JC. The normal neutral way for English, some say it's a gesture of politeness, and it may well be that [or some other reason], that we do not put ourselves. But it's certainly possible.

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