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Re: Double negatives

Eric Koske (krenath@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Christopher Doty <suomichris@gmail.com>wrote:
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>  In no dialect of English does "I never want no pie" mean "I always want
> pie."  "I never want no pie" = "I never want any pie" in Standard English.


Um, no.

That's common English.  We're talking about Standard English.






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