tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Nov 30 12:23:21 2009
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Re: Double negatives
Christopher Doty (email@example.com)
I don't really know what you're saying here... That "I never want no
pie" can be used to mean "I always want pie".....???
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:09, Eric Koske <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Christopher Doty <email@example.com>wrote:
>> 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.