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Here are news!

Postby Brahman » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:33 am

The character Amelia Sedley in "Vanity Fair" (by W.M.Thackeray) cried out, "...here 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!

Postby Alan » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:10 am

Yes!


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