Some accepted truths need to be looked at differently

A linguistics professor was lecturing to his class one day. “In English,” he said, “a double negative forms a positive. In some languages though, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative. However,” he pointed out, “there is no language wherein a double positive can form a negative.”

A voice from the back of the room piped up “Yeah, right.”

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2 responses to “Some accepted truths need to be looked at differently

  1. armenpogharian

    Clever – if a bit snarky.

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