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comment What are or What is
@tchrist: I take your point, but what about "Who is your mother and your best friend?" Your mother and father have to be two different people, so "is" is obviously incorrect, but a cause and a consequence can be the same thing, so either "is" or "are" could be correct, depending on the specific context.
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comment What are or What is
If you only have one of each, you need to use "is". If not (i.e. if there are multiple causes and/or consequences), you need to use "are".
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comment XXIII, neither IIIXX nor XIIIX, represents 23. Is it correct grammar?
@Mr. Shiny and New: the first four digits of 'IIIXX' can't be separated and interpreted as 7, or a lot of Roman numerals would be ambiguous, which is not something you want in a number system.