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From reader Anthony Shapley:

A linguistics professor was lecturing his class. "In English," he said "a double negative forms a positive.  In some languages such as Russian, a double negative is still negative.  However," he pointed out, "there is no language wherein a double positive can form a negative."

From the back of the room a voice piped up, "Yeah. Right."

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