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D'oh! That was one of those "clear in my head, muddy on the page" moments.
My thinking was: I effect a change, therefore "effect" acts upon; I am
affected by a change, therefore "affect" is acted upon.
A case of a trifle too much concision. ;D
(Believe it or not, I learned the difference between the two from an
after-school educational t.v program... who says channel-surfing is wasted
Claudia Sutton gently chastised me in the following manner:
Susan Guttman wrote:
> > Effect" acts upon a thing, "affect" is the thing that is acted upon.>>
Just to clarify, it's the other way around.
To affect something is to act upon it. The effect you have is the result of
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