Saying something is "correct" or "incorrect" is incorrect. Language changes through "misuse," slang, solecism, malapropism, you name it. We see it in "methinks" (It seems to me) from Old English "mē thyncth", from mē "to me" + "thyncth" — "it seems" (3rd person, sing.) (19)Nor me. B: I could n’t get that link to work either. I am so provincial. To an American(or at least me), "me neither" is somewhat childish...Kind of like "me shneither." It is plain that we are on the same plane! that plane...that simple. Permalink People just don't say the "n". The reason for this is that all languages evolve through those who use the language — its speakers and writers. They're showing there view on a certain grammar lesson. In the face of the term’s general rejection — except in the US, perhaps — we can think of no solid reason why the term should have become so popular (source). It seems useless to debate what it would be in a formal context, since it is hard to imagine in what formal context the phrase would be used. Here’s an example:“I fear man nor beast!” Jay proclaimed as Frank stared at the python coiled on the branch over his head. Neither … nor ไม่ทั้งสองอย่าง. NEITHER CANT be used when a negative clause is implied... for example, you CANT say: i do NOT want to go to school NEITHER.. that's wrong! This site is owned and operated by Sona Digital Media LLC. from "thyncan" — seem; akin to, but sunder from, think). But I think I hear people use “me either” more frequently in speech. In all the cases in which we find "either" and "neither" as conjunctions, we also find them combined with "or" and "nor". Both are correct. "Me neither" would be the preferred British expression. Examples: A: I do n’t like fish. For example: When you use it on its own like this, “Me either,” do not confuse the phrase with a range of other applications within a sentence (source). !” Phoebe instead of being honest, lied and said, “yah I am”. I think that website I pointed you to is correct, and I think I can explain why. Why? Me either - I don't like wine either. It can... Why Is the Question Mark Upside Down in Spanish? "Nor me" sounds more neutral to me. You can use “me neither” in conversations, unless you are passing a test or exam on the English grammar. Report Abuse. - webdunce , Feb 8, 2011 @Webdunce: I wonder (considering Ian's response) if this expression is only idiomatic of the United States - Izanoni1 , … :D. Aw, he's just letting off steam, as must all bags of hot air from time to time. – Yeah—me neither. I don’t like. For example: This sentence indicates that I have a choice between the two authors. It is difficult to pronounce “me either” because you have to pu in a glottal stop before the “e” unless “either” is the first word of the sentence. One has only to consider the abomination "gotten", an archaism which disappeared from English in the late eighteenth century, but was cocooned in America following the revolt against Britain, which resulted in the isolation of the United States from the remainder of the English-speaking world for several decades. [Person that is being told the phrase] This person responds by saying, “me either”. (12)I don't either. The difficulty is that Americans neither write nor speak English; they use American, a dialect based on English, but now far removed from it. Permalink Neither is grammatically correct. Report Abuse. So I saw her response of, “me neither” in a couple different ways. Either the football fans or the tennis fans are using the TV. Report Abuse. Glenn: "Everyone" is not debating punctuation. 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