Date: Sat, 26 Feb 1994 23:15:38 -0400 From: tthonus Subject: there's I've been intrigued recently by the use of singular (?) there's in plural contexts, i.e. "There's the books I've been looking for," or "There's two ways to solve that problem," in unmonitored speech. Has anyone noticed it, or better yet, studied and written on it? I'd be interested in learning. Terese Thonus Indiana University