Grammar Bomb: I VS Me

Even though Shakespeare wrote about the love between “you and I,” it is still incorrect, and should be “you and me.”


“…what about “between you and I”? Technically, it should be “between you and me. …Using the word “I” can sound learned and elite; however this leads to it being overused when it’s actually incorrect.  This problem is called hypercorrect incorrectness.

The “you and me” problem is confusing when there are two objects, as in the sentence “Thanks for inviting my husband and I to dinner.” …here’s a simple trick. Omit the first person and see how it sounds.

If you said, “Thanks for inviting I to dinner,” it sounds wrong. Without two people, it is easier to use your ear to hear if “I” or “me” is grammatically correct.”

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