Today's tip and word...
With 'none' use the singular verb if none means 'no one' or 'not one'.
e.g. None of us in the Hodmandod Household has heard of Adele before 2008.
However a plural verb is used when none suggests more than one thing or person.
e.g. None of the dancers in this video have ever been tempted to try sumo wrestling on a wet Wednesday, I expect.
augury = a sign of what will happen in the future.
Luckily none of us can