[DWJ] A revelation of Time City

Rowland, Jennifer A B jennifer.rowland at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Jul 17 09:22:25 EDT 2006


Deborah wrote: 
> It seems to me that the guideline we've vaguely been using 
> over the last years -- which has never been formally stated, 
> I don't think -- is that for certain books, such as Howl's 

> (On an entirely unrelated note, that construction I used in 
> the first sentence: "I don't think". Does anyone else use it? 
> I'm trying to figure out if that's a regional dialect saying 
> or me just talking like a freak.)

Used this way round, you mean, contrasting with "I don't think it has
ever been formally stated"? I don't think (ha) I use it like this
myself, but I've certainly seen it before. Jennifer



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