"there's" + <plural noun>

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Sat Sep 26 19:43:24 UTC 2009

Can anyone point me to something definitive on the the use of
"there's" followed by a plural noun? I understand it to behave
somewhat like "hay" in Spanish and "il y a" in French.

I have seen this Language Log post by Mark Liberman, which is a good


Grant Barrett
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