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Comment 65 by xmaseveeve
Excellent and concise. I like that. Some version of, 'I'd prefer not to', is assertive and poilite, and its emotionless expression of feelings takes you a long way (as in 'Bartleby'). …

I agree. How nice to see the Scrivener’s response on here: the phrasing has always delighted me, and a version of it would have been perfect in this case.

Eve, your brain is as full of useless rubbish as mine is: I’ll see your ‘It’s in the trees!’ and raise, ‘Jumping! jumping!’

Klaatu barada nikto,


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