Re: Conditionals (2d class)

From: Will Wagers (
Date: Thu Oct 22 1998 - 14:43:23 EDT

Rodney J. Decker writes:

>The theoretical example that he suggests to illus. this sort of use is: "If
>the Dallas Cowboys had done better in 1995, they would have gone to the
>Super Bowl in 1996." Unfortunately, my cognizance of such matters is too
>limited to allow a clear conception of his illus.!

Since the Cowboys won the Super Bowl in '95 and were not serious
contenders in '96, this is simply sarcasm about the disintegration--which
was not utter until the current season--of their Championship team in a
single season.

Will Wagers "Reality is the best metaphor."

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