The use of the nominative 1sg pronouns in co-ordinate
NPs in object position, most famously between you and I,
has received much attention from prescriptivists and formal
linguists, but it has never been the object of a variationist study
that compares its usage to that of other variants. This article seeks
to fill the gap, based on a data set of co-ordinate NPs in object
position, gathered through observation of everyday speech as well as in
experimental sociolinguistic interviews. Arguing that the choice of NP
case and of NP order is inseparably related, we identify three major
patterns of co-ordinate NPs: Vernacular me and X and two
post-Vernacular patterns, Standard X and me and Polite X
and I. We then examine social and linguistic factors that
constrain the usage of individual patterns. We conclude that all three
patterns are robust and that they exist in stable ternary
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