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Standard English
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Double negatives :  two ‘negative’  words in the same sentence.  For Standard  English to apply one of the negative words  must be changed. ain’t  g o t  no  pe nc ils haven’t  g o t  any  pe nc ils don’t  wa nt  none  o f tha t don’t  wa nt  any  o f tha t.
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Ne g a tive  wo rds Ne g a tive  wo rds Lo o k a t this  s e nte nc e - The  b o y  did not  ha ve   no b o w. It do e s  no t m a ke  s e ns e  b e c a us e  it ha s  two  ne g a tive   wo rds  (a  wo rd tha t m e a ns  no ) in it. It s ho uld s a y- The  b o y  did not  ha ve   a  b o w. He re  a re  the  c o m m o n wo rds  we  us e  to  de m o ns tra te  tha t  s o m e thing  is  ne g a tive -  no, not, nothing, never, nowhere We  a ls o  a dd the  le tte rs  n't to  wo rds  to  m a ke  the m   ne g a tive , like   doesn't .
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Ta s k 1 Ta s k 1 C o py the s e  s e nte nc e s  into  yo ur b o o ks . Unde rline  the  
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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