Re: errored out, or erred out?
Number 2 is unequivocally the correct choice. The verb agrees with the _nearer_ subject in a compound subject.
Neither. I write: "The system returns an error message."
I was going to write that sentence another way, but I ran into a grammar difficulty:
1. If you or the system screw up, the system returns...
2. If you or the system screws up, the system returns...
I'm still puzzling over it.
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Re: errored out, or erred out?: From: lyndsey . amott
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