Either nobody or everybody wins

If you’re a grammar nut, you cringe when you read a sentence containing a subject-verb mismatch, like this one from Yahoo! Sports:

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The subject of the verb is either, a singular pronoun; the verb should be wins.

When a mistake like that happens, nobody wins — not the reader, the writer, the editor (if there is one), or the company behind the website.


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