Have you ever been involved in a grammar discrepancy that let to a seemingly unsolvable argument? Do not fret. There are some very difficult grammatical questions that just do not have one correct answer. Time to agree to disagree.
Let us divide this phrase in two different ways and see if we can answer this question:
This is one [of those things] that drives me crazy
This is one of [those things that drive me crazy]
Depending on how you parse the sentence, both instances of the phrase work grammatically, so you do not have to worry about having said it wrong your entire life.
Our plural conjugations may be inconsistent, but grammar does not demand that we use any one specific rule. What is most commonly used becomes most correct, though maybe only socially.
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