Sometimes I Wish I Was a Lesbian

CHANDLER: Sometimes I Wish I Was a Lesbian

This is a great example of how, in everyday English, we are often pretty flexible with the subjunctive.

Most would English speakers agree that the best grammar would be as follows:

Sometimes I wish I were a lesbian.

However, it’s perfectly understandable to simply say “I wish I was”. This is true for business and casual situations.
It’s easy to understand, and is considered correct English to a lot of speakers.

Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl over at Quick And Dirty Tips can tell you more about this:

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