Saturday, April 9, 2011

Weekend Joke

Something for fellow language lovers.
A linguistics professor was lecturing to his English 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, there is no language wherein a double positive can form a negative."

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


  1. I LOVE this one! Probably because I'm a language nerd, but still. XD May I share this?

  2. Of course! It isn't mine but I saw it in a variety of places so didn't give attribution. It is just one of those jokes that floats around. Enjoy! :-)

  3. I love it! I'd never heard this one before. I'm still laughing!

  4. LOL, I'm a language nerd too. I will have to share that one with my language nerd friends. ;)