English grammar in US - reply

Michael D. Hubbard mhubbard at CROTALUS.FAMU.EDU
Wed Jun 26 08:45:19 CDT 1996

To say the double negative is never interpreted as a positive is
simply wrong! Maybe you don't interpret it that way, but many people
do. It depends on the circumstance and use.
Michael D. Hubbard
Laboratory of Aquatic Entomology
Florida A&M University
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