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A linguistics professor was lecturing to his class one day.

"In English," he said, "a double negative forms a positive.
In some languages though, such as Russian, a double negative
is still a negative.

"However," he pointed out, "there is no language wherein a
double positive can form a negative."

A voice from the back of the room piped up, "Yeah. Right."
 

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