Posted by R. Berg on December 17, 2005
In Reply to: Re: "Oil and water don't mix" posted by Brian from Shawnee on December 17, 2005
: : "Oil and water don't mix" IS that the perfect proverb.i believe it should be Oil and water doesn't mix".
: "Oil and water" is a plural subject, so the verb is plural.
Yes, and the plural verb, in case there's any doubt, is "don't."