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Autor:  pat
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Data:  30/MAI/2010 1:08 PM
Assunto:  We don't need no ...
 
Mensagem:  One of my favorite rock songs.

Of course, the choice of double-neg was intentional and ironic: according to any pedant, if one says "we don't need no education" one in fact does need some education. And of course, there is a class element involved. Upper classes (to which teachers often cleave) use speech where the double-negative is avoided and lower classes (from whence come many students in public schools) use it routinely.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
We don't need no ...  –  teacher  26/MAI/2010, 11:59 AM
We don't need no ...  –  what about  26/MAI/2010, 1:24 PM
We don't need no ...  –  Sidney  26/MAI/2010, 3:39 PM
We don't need no ...  –  PPAULO  26/MAI/2010, 7:01 PM
We don't need no ...  –  what about  27/MAI/2010, 12:39 PM
We don't need no ...  –  PPAULO  27/MAI/2010, 8:45 PM
We don't need no ...  –  What about  28/MAI/2010, 9:50 AM
We don't need no ...  –  PPAULO  28/MAI/2010, 1:18 PM
We don't need no ...  –  José Roberto  28/MAI/2010, 3:51 PM
 We don't need no ...  –  pat  30/MAI/2010, 1:08 PM

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