[Ads-l] Hypernegation in the Times

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 19 08:16:57 EST 2017


“I am not sure women or people with different sexual orientations face that kind of discrimination. I just don’t see it,” Mr. Sessions said, denying that he was not anti-gay or anti-women.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/us/politics/civil-rights-justice-department-donald-trump.html


(Called to my attention by Paul Postal)

(Cf. "First he denied you had in him no right." [Comedy of Errors IV.ii])

LH
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