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Mixed English Grammar Thread


Lyzko 30 | 7,455
10 Jun 2021 #181
It was common coin in Shakespeare's time to speak not only in double negations, but in double superlatives as well-:)
pawian 178 | 15,558
12 Jun 2021 #182
n double superlatives

Wow,. good to know -

While I may scape,
I will preserve myself: and am bethought
To take the basest and most poorest shape,
That ever penury, in contempt of man,
Brought near to beast.
Lyzko 30 | 7,455
12 Jun 2021 #183
...or: This, the MOST UNKINDEST cut of all. (Hamlet Act II Scene I, if memory serves me correctly).


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