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 Post subject: The horror XXV
PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:14 am 
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Language Log [hat tip] calls this a quintuple negative, which may be one negative too many [though the sentence is certainly too many negatives too many]. Maybe the lawyers wrote it, and the boss told the subs, "Don't change anything."

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The grounds of appeal announced on Monday state Justice Sifris erred in not finding Mr Goldberg was wrong in failing to set aside the summonses.
[The Age]


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