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Old October 24th, 2012, 2:07 pm
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Re: On Linguistics

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Originally Posted by Yoana View Post
In my language you must use negatives in every place they can be used. For example: I haven't never told no lies to nobody. If you use "ever" or "anybody" instead of "never" and "nobody", it would make no sense to the native ear.
I've heard similar constructs in rural American English: "I ain't never told no lies to nobody."


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