So, what's with Data and not using contractions when even Lore in "Datalore" used contractions.
From the episode The Offspring...
There do seem to be variations on the quantum level. Lal can use contractions... I cannot..
And then this...
I've been programmed with a
listing of fourteen hundred and
twelve known beverages as well
as recipes for...
Data and Guinan react...
What'd did you just say...
I've been programmed with...
Lal, you used a verbal
You said I've instead of I have.
It is a skill my program has never
Then I will desist.
No. You have exceeded my
abilities. I do not object. I
just do not understand why it has