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Double Positive

Teacher:  “Class, it’s an interesting linguistic fact that, in English a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, such as Russian, a double negative is still negative. However, there is no language in which a double positive can form a negative.”

Student:   “Yeah, right.”




  1. Ha ha! I love it….English teacher humor. Have a lovely day!

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  2. lifehelps says:

    Hahahaha! Good one. Now I’ll have to see if I can find any other double positives that come out negative.

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  3. Wonderful! Oh, the joys of language 🙂

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  4. Rookienotes says:

    As a language nerd I enjoyed this post

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Glad you stopped by today Rookie and glad you enjoyed!


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