Which of the following is "more better":

Here is a handful of snippets...


Here are a handful of snippets...

? "Snippets" are plural, but "a handful" is singular, so I'm divided between which sounds better...


It's not really a matter of flow or sounding better, but of grammar, specifically of subject/verb agreement.

The subject is "handful", which is singular. The verb therefore needs to take the singular form, "is". Being intransitive, of course, there is no object. "of snippets" is a modifier of "handful", describing it or its contents.


Personally, I would go for the second option, "here are a handful of snippets." I feel it flows better using "are" than "is"

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