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Paging R Berg

Posted by ESC on June 26, 2003

In Reply to: Cannot or could not remember? posted by EE on June 26, 2003

: Should we say "I CANNOT remember when I last saw him?" or "I COULD NOT remember when I last saw him?"? Is there any difference between the two?

This is an R Berg question. Maybe: "cannot" is in the present. And "could not" the past?