A person can tell about something that happened in the past with the Past Tense, the Present Tense, and even with a mixture of the two tenses. There is nothing wrong with telling a story with one or more tenses. However, for those rare important occasions when the speaker needs to use the past tense only, he or she should know how to do it. This story deals with the latter issue.
|Publisher:||Mario V. Farina|
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About the Author
Mario V Farina has worked all his life, from age 18 to 90. He worked for the American Locomotive Company, served in the U. S. Army during WWII, was employed at General Electric. He taught computers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After leaving his position with RPI, he became employed with the State Labor Department of New York. He’s a car buff, a pun creator, and a computer enthusiast. He wrote textbooks for the programming languages COBOL and FORTRAN and wrote a book of puns and short stories called, “A Little Light Reading,” as well as over 20 other books. Several of his books were translated into other languages. This is his first foray into the world of digital publishing, with the help of his computer tutor (email@example.com).