> However, in the case of a conditional construct, I stand by my statement
> and conviction that most readers could not care less whether we say, "If
> such-and-such is true, then do this," or "If such-and-such is true, do
> this."

Right, "then" is assumed, just as "you" is assumed in your examples. :-)

I'll bet many non-English languages will put "then" back in when it's
translated.

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Bill Swallow
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