Emphasis, punctuation and communication

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I didn't say Julia stole my

I DIDN'T say Julia stole my purse.
( someone else did, or you were misinformed)

I didn't SAY Julia stole my purse.
(I implied it)

I didn't say JULIA stole my purse.
(I said Jane did)

I didn't say Julia STOLE my purse.
(She took it.accidently)

I didn't say Julia stole MY purse.
(I was somebody elses)

I didn't say Julia stole my PURSE.
(It was my wallet)



I didn't say Julia stole my purse. I don't know her and don't even have one...

I so confused





I didn't say Julia stole my purse.
 
Who is Julia?

But yes, you are highlighting here what I was talking about yesterday about the difficulty conveying intent in written words.

Too often someone in a foul mood will interject that mood onto words that had none when written.

Likewise, snark can sometimes be missed by someone not looking for it. Some take a level of pride being able to dish a minor insult that goes unnoticed.

Que sera, sera. People will be people.

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Awareness that what you read might be different than what is written.... that what you perceived from the words in not what was intended...that awareness of a possibility is a huge step and worthy of clarification.

And yes, a comment elsewhere by 123 was the impetus for the post.
 
But yes, you are highlighting here what I was talking about yesterday about the difficulty conveying intent in written words.

Too often someone in a foul mood will interject that mood onto words that had none when written.

Likewise, snark can sometimes be missed by someone not looking for it. Some take a level of pride being able to dish a minor insult that goes unnoticed.
Definitely all too true.
 
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