Russians create artificial human brain

Charles R Martin crmartin at indra.com
Mon Apr 16 21:04:49 EST 2001


Martin Sewell <M.Sewell at cs.ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> On Mon, 16 Apr 2001 21:41:32 GMT, mark edward hardwidge
> <hardwidg at ux10.cso.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> 
> >In rec.arts.sf.science David Ehrens <nospam at nospam.net> wrote:
> >> Most journalists would have used the subjunctive, "were".
> >
> >	I'm kind of stupid.  Could you remind me of exactly when we
> >use "was" and when we use "were"?  Some cases are obvious to me, but
> >not all.
> 
> "If I was a hopeless cad, I apologize."
> "If I were a hopeless cad, I would never apologize."

See, native English speakers know the difference.

Now, what's a "cad" again? ;-)

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