Letters, Mar. 22, 1937

Harding's Negatives


I noted with interest TIME'S triple negative (TIME, Feb. 1) called to your attention by Mrs. C. I. Wurster of Denver, Colo. [TIME, Feb. 15], but still believe that I have the world's finest example of the triple negative.

It was produced by the late Warren Gamaliel Harding in a speech he made here after his election and before the inauguration. He was sounding off to Latin America that his Administration would have no imperialistic policy and he said most emphatically, "We don't want nobody's territory nowhere."

I doubted my ears...

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