I'm curious about why "ever" is used in this sentence and if it is possible to skip it.
"Wonder" means to think about things in a questioning and sometimes doubting way, and "ever" means "at any time." Therefore, "Ever wonder ~" can be interpreted as "Wonder at any time in life ~". If you don't put "ever" and just say "Wonder," it indicates just a simple question and the original meaning gets changed. So you should not skip "ever" in this sentence. Look at the example sentences and see the difference when there is "ever." Ex: Nothing happens here. Ex: Nothing ever happens here. (at any time) Ex: Don’t you get tired? Ex: Don’t you ever get tired? (at any time in your life) Ex: Have you been to London? Ex: Have you ever been to London? (at any time in his life)
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