On how how is used instead of that
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- Legate, J.A. Nat Lang Linguist Theory (2010) 28: 121. doi:10.1007/s11049-010-9088-y
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This article examines a construction in English which has hitherto escaped attention in the linguistic literature, whereby a declarative embedded clause is introduced by how rather than that. We investigate the properties of this construction, revealing that it consists of a definite DP, rather than a simple embedded CP.