too = 'either'

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Sun Jun 10 23:44:57 UTC 2012

  Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 6/10/2012 04:25 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>> CNN promotes Gov. "Jesse Ventura's" scheme to abolish political parties:
>> "Imagine! No Republicans! No Democrats too!"
> Why can't I understand this as too = 'also'?  "No Democrats also"?

I agree; it looks to me like an obvious riff on the song "Imagine":
"Nothing to kill or die for / And
no religion, too."

Jim Parish

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