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Re: “8 inches is” or “8 inches are”  •  October 30, 2011, 11:24am  •  6 votes

"Is" when you're treating the length as a singular quantity. "Are" on the extremely rare occasions when you're talking about the inches as separate entities.

Re: Adding a question mark to ensure a response  •  December 22, 2009, 7:25am  •  2 votes

If you would say it with a rising intonation at the end, you can represent that with a question mark. However, I don't think making it a statement with a period is too forceful either. You may want to

Re: “independence from” or “independence to”?  •  May 27, 2009, 7:29am  •  0 vote

"Independence from."

Re: Dashes when saying year-olds  •  May 2, 2009, 12:15pm  •  2 votes

It's two hyphens. Five-year-old.