most of the dictionaries state that neither cannot connect sentences, as in Oxford Dictionary: neither | Definition of neither in English by Oxford Dictionaries ‘he didn't remember, and neither did I’ we can see that the writer used another conjunction, namely and to chain the 2 sentences. Therefore the writer thinks the word neither cannot have done the job. However, in Cambridge Dictionary English Grammar Today it states that He hadn’t done any homework, neither had he brought any of his books to class. source: Neither, neither … nor and not … either - 當代英語語法 - 劍橋線上詞典 In this case, it is apparent that the writer believe the word neither could be used to connect 2 sentences. So, in standard English, could the word neither serve this purpose or not?