Tip: ___ and me, or ___ and I?

Tip:
How to quickly choose between “_____ and ME” or “____and I”
Most of us get the idea somewhere along the way that “I” is proper, “me” is not. As a result, we’re right about half the time.
To quickly determine which to use, say or read the sentence leaving the other person out for a couple seconds.
“Mom and me want to thank you…”
or
“Mom and I want to thank you…”
Just leave Mom out for a second. (Sorry, Mom) Is it
“Me want to thank you…”
or
“I want to thank you…”?
Right. The latter. C’mon back, Mom.
“Mom and I want to thank you…”
How about this one:
“At the end of the seminar hand your evaluations to Kim and me”
or
“At the end of the seminar hand your evaluations to Kim and I”
(Step aside a second, Kim. Thanks.)
“At the end of the seminar hand your evaluation to me?”
or
“At the end of the seminar had your evaluation to I?”
Pretty simple when you do it that way, isn’t it?
(I almost said “I is right” but you’d have caught me!)
Bring Kim back into the sentence and there you go.
“At the end of the seminar hand your evaluation to Kim and me.”
Say it with confidence, knowing you’re right.
Do you have little tricks you like to help with grammar trip-ups?
Please share them in comments.
Thanks.
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