Date: Mon, 8 Jan 1996 21:29:21 -0700
From: Rudy Troike RTROIKE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CCIT.ARIZONA.EDU
Subject: Re: Budge
Having had to budge from time to time, as a department head, when the Provost
pushed hard enough, I would say that budge is not a negative-polarity item,
but it clearly implies, when not accompanied by the negative, some resistance
to willing movement, so there is an inherent negative implication.
--Rudy Troike (rtroike[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ccit.arizona.edu)