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Litotes: stating a negative to affirm a positive

April 30 2019

Litotes - it's not bad, is it. English speakers love litotes. We use this figure of speech all the time. Indeed litotes could be described not just as a defining feature of the language, but an example of a mode of behaviour that is common to virtually every person who resides upon these isles.