Date: Sun, 16 Nov 1997 13:40:22 -0600 From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: Double Negatives > It might be of some help to remember the remarks by Robert Lowth. >if I >remember correctly. I believe double negatives gradually came to be >accepted as affirmative between 1500 to 1650. Yes, we should remember others' mistakes as well as their wisdom.