technically correct subject-verb agreement

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Dec 29 03:18:00 UTC 2004

J. L. King, On the Down Low (Broadway Books, 2004), p. 33: correct
(plural) agreement with expletive "there", but it still sounds a bit
weird to me:

 Going to his house was what I lived for. There were liquor, music, and
a strong desire for my body.

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