"there's" + <plural noun>

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Sun Sep 27 03:58:38 UTC 2009

>The fact that locative
>"there" ("There's our rides") and "here" ("Here's our rides") seem
>somewhat less likely (I think in those cases I would say "There're"
>and "Here're", regardless of the "unpronounceability" factor) to me
>suggests that it's not just phonology.

I actually would say "Here's our rides," and I think I've heard that
sort of usage often enough in my corner of the world. But I share
your suspicion that phonology is not all that's affecting this.

James Harbeck.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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