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    How’s things with you?

    Tom: Hey! Carl, is that you? Wow, long time no see.
    Carl: Hiya, Tom. How’s things with you? Are you still at school?

    Why didn’t Carl say ‘how are things’ instead of ‘how’s things’?

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    #2

    Re: How’s things with you?

    Because native English speakers have a tendency to speak incorrectly sometimes.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 05-Nov-2014 at 11:07. Reason: Reolacing home-made emoticon with standard punctuation mark.

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