Re: FR: nobody can not be affected
I don't think it necessarily sounds very odd - although I would definitely agree that it's not "elegant" and best avoided in writing. I can imagine people saying it - particularly in a context to directly contradict the positive version "nobody can be affected by..." I can imagine someone replying "I disagree, nobody can not be affected"
Originally Posted by englishman
‘If a chap can’t compose an epic poem while he is weaving a tapestry, he had better shut up.' William Morris.