Posted by Pierre Igot in: Language
January 4th, 2006 • 3:16 pm

The Dec. 5, 2005 issue of The New Yorker contains a short story by Alice Munro titled “Wenlock Edge.”

On page 82, she writes: “They didn’t sleep hardly at all.

I can’t hardly believe my eyes :-(.

(Especially since hardly is used correctly four times elsewhere in the text.)

One Response to “Hardly”

  1. Tr909 says:

    Can you explain that a bit (i’m not english language origin raised whatever :-)

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