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Re: YAEDT? Syntax in dialects of English

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 15:02
> "deinx'nxtxr" <deinx.nxtxr@...> wrote:
> How about that annoying use of "so" as a type of emphatic that's > been going around for the past few years, like "You're so going to > do what I tell you!".
The trouble with these for me is they become understandable and I'm often at a loss as to how to rephrase the statement correctly. In this case, perhaps "You will, indeed, do what I tell you." I hope we don't get into pet peeves. I don't have the time!! Charlie