TITLE

Notes & Asides

PUB. DATE
May 1979
SOURCE
National Review;5/11/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p604
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents opinions from several readers of the periodical concerning political and other issues in the United States. A reader congratulated the periodical for its stand on nuclear power. A French grammar error was cited by a reader. A discussion on Frenchmen's use of multiple negatives is presented.
ACCESSION #
19173911

 

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