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    Default Re: Emphasis in English

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
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    I didn't say she stole your money.
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    Did that come from here? - http://www.ncms-channelislands.org/f...and_slides.pdf

    If you use material from other sites, please credit your source.

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    Default Re: Emphasis in English

    It did not. I learned this decades ago.

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    It did not. I learned this decades ago.
    Fine. I asked only because that site used exactly the same sentence as you: I didn't say she stole your money.

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    Default Re: Emphasis in English

    It's been around forever. Another version uses "never" in place of "didn't". And I understand your asking. I don't know where this exercise started, but I wouldn't be surprised if it predated the Internet.

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    Default Re: Emphasis in English

    How funny that 5jj should be involved in a conversation about things that predate the Internet.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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