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Friday, January 9, 2015
So . . . So, So That
Online explanations are invariably confusing. While I think I grok it now, I can't explain it -- kind of like the Supreme Court justice said about obscenity: "I know it when I see it."
But from one of the online explanations, I've culled and massaged an example that I should keep taped to my forehead.
Pavlov rang the bell, so the dog salivated.
Pavlov rang the bell so that the dog would salivate.
Think about it. It's easier than the accompanying explanations.
Credit, sorta, to the Regent Univ. writing center. I can't imagine any other context in which I'd be giving Pat Robertson credit for anything, except a huge amount of entertainment over the years.