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    snoopya1984 is offline Member
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    Default In this palace live the queen of England and her children.

    Is this grammatically acceptable? If yes,why is the acceptable that the subject comes after the verb?

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    Default Re: In this palace live the queen of England and her children.

    Yes. It's called "inversion."

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    Default Re: In this palace live the queen of England and her children.

    Capitalise the Queen of England as it's her special title.

    It's not factually correct: her children don't live with her.

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    Default Re: In this palace live the queen of England and her children.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Capitalise the Queen of England as it's her special title.

    It's not factually correct: her children don't live with her.

    Rover
    Though, to be fair, thirty years ago that would have been a perfectly feasible statement.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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