[Ads-l] Hypernegation in the Times

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 19 12:08:58 EST 2017


Now fixed online, though Mark Liberman was able to screenshot the original
on Google News.

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=30492

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> “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])
>
>
>

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