Talk:neither

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"Me neither" pronunciation[edit]

Why was it removed? It is true and seems like relevant information. I have never ever heard someone say "me nEYEther". Any arguments against adding it back?
Ulmanor 03:05, 26 September 2010 (UTC)

I say me nEYEther. JamesjiaoTC 03:12, 26 September 2010 (UTC)

Idea: Showing definition by showing sentences with equivalent meanings?[edit]

Examples:

Sentence with neither Sentence with both
Neither will work. Both won't work.
Neither chair has been fixed yet. Both chairs haven't been fixed yet.
Neither friend will help me. Both friends won't help me.
I have neither a pet dog nor a pet cat. I don't have a pet dog or a pet cat.

Missing obsolete sense?[edit]

In the below text it seems closer to either, but not even exactly that. Equinox 12:17, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

  • 1721, John Mortimer, The Whole Art of Husbandry (page 61)
    But several sowing of Wheat at that time, because 'twas the usual time of doing of it, it lay in the Ground till Rain came, which was the latter end of October first, and then but part of it came up neither, because it was mustied and spoiled with lying so long in the Ground []