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|Question:||What is the restriction of using 'so' as an intensifier? In regards to yes/no questions, tag formation, and negative placement.|
|Reply:||Sorry, I don't understand this question -- I don't know whether it will seem clearer to my fellow panelists. You have listed a number of elements of English grammar that have no obvious relationship to one another in my eyes, at least. Perhaps if you could explain how the issue arises for you, it would be easier for me to see what kind of answer would be appropriate. Geoffrey Sampson|
|Reply From:||Geoffrey Richard Sampson click here to access email|