“None” is nothing to be afraid of


Confession: If we’re unsure about correct grammar, we’ll often just rephrase the sentence.

But sometimes that’s not practical … and sometimes, a handy guide from an expert (along with comforting words) exists to save the day.

Grammar Girl tackles the question of when to use a singular verb and when to use a plural one with “none” as the subject.

Head here for her explanation of how to make the call.