Date: Fri, 17 Nov 1995 08:10:56 -0500
From: Wayne Glowka wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MAIL.GAC.PEACHNET.EDU
Subject: Re: Fw: HUMOR: Thought for Wednesday, Nov 15, 1995 (fwd)
Great story! Did the E A Newsletter present it as a joke or as a
At a lecture on linguistics, the speaker suggested
that in English there wasn't the opposite of a double
negative, whereby two affirmatives resulted in a negative.
Someone from the audience called out "Yeah, right!" which
brought down the house.
-quoted in the Electronic AIR Newsletter
utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]admn.712.nebo.edu
I don't know the context. I was passed the message by a librarian who got
it off one of the lists she subscribes to.