Date: Fri, 7 Oct 1994 19:28:32 -0500
From: "Timothy C. Frazer" mftcf[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU
Subject: Re: Name that syntagm
On Fri, 7 Oct 1994, Bethany Dumas, UTK wrote:
Am I the only linguist in the country who believes that "could care less"
is merely a (highly predictble) phonological reduction of "could
not care less" and not necessarily a pattern involving sarcasm,et.c?
Bethany Dumas = dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]utkvx.utk.edu
No, you're not. I believe!