Inflection

Notice how the meaning changes, while the actual words stay the same.

1. I didn't say he stole the money. Someone else said it.

2. I didn't say he stole the money. That's not true at all.

3. I didn't say he stole the money. I only suggested the possibility.

4. I didn't say he stole the money. I think someone else took it.

5. I didn't say he stole the money. Maybe he just borrowed it.

6. I didn't say he stole the money, but rather some other money.

7. I didn't say he stole the money. He may have taken some jewelry.

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