Word order: if you remember

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Lockers

Member
Polish
If you remember I live in London.
I live in London if you remember.


Is the word order correct in both sentences? They are put in the beginning of a paragraph and followed by a description of the city.
 
  • boozer

    Senior Member
    Bulgarian
    If you remember, I live in London.
    I live in London, if you remember.
    Both of those work for me. I agree with Lucy about the comma. It has to be there as otherwise 'if you remember' might be interpreted as a real condition for my living in London. :D
    I live in London if you remember. - So if I don't remember [what?] you do not live in London, huh? :)
     

    Parla

    Member Emeritus
    English - US
    So if I don't remember [what?] you do not live in London, huh?
    I agree with this comment by Boozer, which applies to both versions of the sentence, with or without a comma (and the comma is needed). It just doesn't make sense, even though people may say it; the lack of logic is somehow ignored.

    Better: You may remember that I live in London.
     
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