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A "but" operator.
When it comes to boolean logic (truth tables, etc), "but" is "and".
The only difference is one of emphasis/constrast (what theorbtwo was talking about). For example
1) I went to school and bob went to work.
2) I went to school but bob went to work.
The two statements are logically equivalent, but
in #2 the writer wishes to emphasize the difference.
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