Re: negatives and double negatives
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 29, 2005, 21:56|
On Aug 28, 2005, at 1:21 AM, william drewery wrote:
> i think it would be awesome to work in some cool negatives, like
> french 'ne... guere' (hardly, barely) and 'ne... que' (only) into a
> conlong. i'm sure it would be pretty easy to express 'almost' as a
> negative, since it means x didn't happen anyway. can anyone else think
> of some other ideas expressable as negative constructions, and/or
> examples from natlangs? thanks,
almost = "not quite"
"brooklyn don't run / we run s---"
~ 'lighters up' by lil kim