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There's Something Fishy Going On
Q Although each of the following sentences sounds okay at first, there's really something wrong with each one of them. Read the sentences and explain why each one is a little "fishy."

  1. No one goes to that restaurant any more because it's too crowded.
  2. I'm glad I don't like spinach, because if I liked it, I'd eat it, and it tastes awful.
  3. If you can't read this sign, ask for help.

  1. If no one goes to the restaurant, it can't be crowded.
  2. If the person did like spinach, he or she wouldn't think it tasted awful.
  3. If the person can't read the sign, she or her won't know that it says to ask for help.