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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 2:37 pm 
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I've heard that it's bad to put yourself first.


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 2:58 pm 
Smeric
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No.


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 3:09 pm 
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"Better" and "bad" are such vague terms that it's not really possible to answer this without context and a description of what your goals are ... "for you and me" is the more common word order.


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 4:10 pm 
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In a semi-formal/journalistic register for published American English, "for you and me" is considered the preferred arrangement.


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 4:17 pm 
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Traditionally it's considered "good form" to put the first person pronoun second, but colloquially I doubt many people care.

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 6:28 pm 
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Axiem wrote:
In a semi-formal/journalistic register for published American English, "for you and me" is considered the preferred arrangement.

Also consider better in British English. The prime example is the citation of Wolsey's so called 'disastrously ordered' 'ego et meus rex'.


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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2018 11:14 am 
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Same thing in French with politeness considerations..

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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 5:38 am 
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Same thing in German.


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