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    #1

    Will not

    wI'll not short form is won't. Why not willn't.

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    #2

    Re: Will not

    No one knows.
    We also contract "am not" as "aren't" instead of "amn't" (in most places).
    English is weird that way.
    Last edited by Barb_D; 01-Jun-2015 at 20:22. Reason: minor typo
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: Will not

    Maybe I'm misreading something here - you're saying 'I aren't hungry' is widespread?

    Honestly, I've never heard that aside from student errors....

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    #4

    Re: Will not

    It's used in question tags.

    I'm really tall, aren't I?
    I'm going to London with you on Saturday, aren't I?

    "I am not" is shortened to "I'm not" in other situations. There are a few dialects which use "I amn't" and "amn't I?" but they're few and far between.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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