What is the difference:

-I want to drink something.

-Me too.


-I want to drink something.

-Me either.

  • possible duplicate of What is the difference between "me neither" and "me either"? (Me either is at the very least "uncommon", and I would say it's "non-standard, incorrect".) And Me neither is wrong in this context, because it's a "negative polarity" item, which doesn't work when you do want something (as opposed to agreeing with someone that you don't want it). – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica May 31 '15 at 21:43
  • Me either is extremely common. It's just dialectal. – snailplane May 31 '15 at 21:50
  • @snailboat - I'm wondering if you could also tell me the difference between me either and me too and what us dialectal? – user5036 May 31 '15 at 22:35
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    Me either is used in many American dialects in the same meaning as me neither. The either version is rather more common here. But some AmE speakers and all(?) BrE speakers think me neither is the right way to say it, so it's probably safer for a learner to use me neither. (For some reason, people take this dialect difference very seriously!) – snailplane May 31 '15 at 23:34
  • Useful: ell.stackexchange.com/questions/74390/… – Maulik V Nov 30 '15 at 6:17

The first conversation is grammatically correct. It means that person A wants to drink something. Person B agrees and also wants to drink something.

Your second conversation is incorrect though. 'Me either' is not a valid form in English. The following would be correct if you didn't want to drink something:

-I don't want to drink something

-Me neither

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