[lit-ideas] What School Boy Knows

  • From: Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 29 May 2010 03:29:00 EDT

In a message dated 5/28/2010 11:51:22 P.M., atlas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx  writes:

People  often say: "God only knows what she sees in him."
It's even worse to hear people say:
"God knows" -- implicating, who cares?
I mean, "God knows the troubles I've seen" does NOT allow this implicature. 
 "Who cares about the troubles I've seen".

But cfr.
A: Is she a virgin?
B: God knows.
----- The implicature?????
J. L. Speranza

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