[Ads-l] Heard trivia: _there_ vs. _it_

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Oct 8 16:35:17 EDT 2016

Or if it had been a West Virginia or Western Kentucky coach, maybe "Yes, they *is* a lot of talent on this team!".
> On Oct 8, 2016, at 3:26 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> White color-man for WOLF/FOX-TV local sports, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania:
> "_There's_ a lot of talent on this team, isn't _there_, coach?"
> Black coach for Williamsport, Pennsylvania, High School:
> "Yes, _it_ *is* a lot of talent on this team!"
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