ya know... it's so funny how we take things up to the last consequences on this list. we could have a line like... "thechat: no truth is too dark for us!" ;-) Madhu Menon wrote: > > At 09:12 AM 09-12-02, Lachlan Cannon wrote: > >Hmm.. I was always taught that when you had a list of people your name > >always went last and was always "I". Damn you, education system! > > The "I" going last is merely for politeness. "I and Lach went on a trip" is > as correct as "Lach and I went on a trip". > > Isaac's test is the easiest. Remove all the other people from the sentence > and see whether "I" or "me" is more appropriate. I would've used "I" if I > wrote it like this: "Joel, Garrett, Ben, and I completed one year as admins > of evolt.org."