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Explain this

Posted by Steve E on July 07, 2005

In Reply to: Explain this posted by ESC on July 06, 2005

: : : explain this if you don't suceed then try and try again

: : "Explain this if you don't suceed?" "Explain this if you don't suceed?" That makes no sense. Ok, wait, it's succeed. And maybe he means "Explain this: 'if ...'" Yeah, that must be it. Ok, here goes: If you fail at a task (say, punctuating) then you should persist. Try, and try again, because eventually you will succeed. In theory.

: Except if you subscribe to the way of thinking. If at first you don't succeed, quit. There's no sense making a fool of yourself. Also:

Not to put too fine a point on it, but I believe the expression is: "If at first you don't succeed, then try, try again."