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Here are news!

Post by Brahman » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:33 am

The character Amelia Sedley in "Vanity Fair" (by W.M.Thackeray) cried out, " are news! My brother is in England. He is come to come take care of you...".

In the above, is the use of "are" after "news" archaic?

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Re: Here are news!

Post by Alan » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:10 am