Date: Fri, 7 Oct 1994 19:28:32 -0500 From: "Timothy C. Frazer" 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] > No, you're not. I believe! Tim Frazer