My little trick to make studying organic chemistry a lot more fun.
Markonikov's rule is applied to reactions when hydrohaliv acids are added to alkenes.
The text above is taken from the workbook I'm using - Organic Chemistry I Workbook for Dummies
by PhD Arthur Winters.
The idea of a cation being a kitty "with a pawsitive" charge is original. I've seen it on the internet, but I don't know where it comes from. Still, using it to illustrate this particular phenomena is an idea of my own.
Maybe someone will find it helpful, or just amusing.