C’mon, it’ll feel good, promise.
This might beat my previous tip jar favorite:
“If you fear change, leave it here.”
tragic that the perfect word to describe my farm experience should come into my life just as I am about to leave it
So nice to know there’s a word to describe why I like to come in on the weekends/run experiments well after 4:30 pm.
My family doesn’t speak fluent english so I wasn’t exposed to it until I started going to school and I had to do a lot of brushing up as a baby. I took grammar seriously once upon a time, along with proper punctuation but as I got older, I started to forget some rules.
When it comes to tenses,…
I would say that because the person continues to remember, and it remains in their mind, that “I could say I don’t remember, but I do remember” is the best option. Saying “I could say I didn’t remember, but I did remember” makes it sound like an event that happened at a concrete point in the past. For instance:
I could say that I don’t remember my first kiss, but I do.
I could say that I didn’t remember to water the plants, but I did — I just didn’t want to do it.
Both are grammatically correct, but have different implications. I think one is called the past imperfect tense while the other is the past present tense, but it’s been a long time since I studied grammar myself. ^^;