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Why is the sentence "Wall-to-wall carpets in every room is their dream" acceptable?

"Wall-to-wall carpets in every room" is a singular noun phrase in the sentence Wall-to-wall carpets in every room is their dream. The phrase represents a single dream (meaning a desire, a ...
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Is starting your sentence with “Which is why...” grammatically correct?

John Lawler: The which in Which is why simply refers to the previous statement. Which is why you can start the next clause this way; it sounds like a new sentence and may contain a pause, and there ...
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"..., not less so."

Yes, the author is opining that the Great Depression of the 1930s makes this more understandable. Yes, this sentence is grammatically correct. "So" may be considered a pro-adjective (a word ...
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Is starting your sentence with “Which is why...” grammatically correct?

…our brain is still busy processing all the information coming from the phones. Which is why it is impossible to actually rest this way. It's perfectly OK. The sequence Which is why it is impossible ...
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Is it okay to start a sentence with an appositive?

As far as I'm concerned, you can insert appositives virtually anywhere in a sentence: beginning, middle, or end. My best friend, Weird Al Yankovic, had what I would call an "interesting" ...
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