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    Uncertain intuition

    "He sent me a message that said he wasn't coming"

    is OK without "said".

    I'm not sure about

    "The manager issued a bulletin that the trip was cancelled."

    Does it need "said" ?

    Maybe it depends on whether the bulletin also included other news.

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    Re: Uncertain intuition

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluefields View Post
    "He sent me a message that said he wasn't coming"

    is OK without "said".

    I'm not sure about

    "The manager issued a bulletin that the trip was cancelled."

    Does it need "said" ?

    Maybe it depends on whether the bulletin also included other news.
    Neither of them need "said".

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