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"Oil and water don't mix"

Posted by R. Berg on December 17, 2005

In Reply to: "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."