Posted by Word Camel on October 19, 2004
In Reply to: It ever was.. posted by jCk on October 19, 2004
: The matter has ceased to be a mystery to any one. Indeed, I wonder that it ever was a mystery.
: How to say "it ever was a mystery" in the simplest and clearest way?
: In this sentence : "I" think it used to be a mystery. Or "I" think it never was a mystery? ... Thank you.
The original sentence is perfectly clear. In the second instance, the second example, 'I think it never was a mystery', seems better to me.