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    #1

    Question ... whether or not you are a dog...

    "It has been shown that whether or not you are a dog says nothing about you as a human."

    Is this sentence correct and idiomatic? (I am not asking about the sense as, believe me or not, this is exactly the meaning and sense I want the sentence to convey.)

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    Nyggus


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    #2

    Re: ... whether or not you are a dog...

    The trouble is that "dog" can be a euphemism for an ugly person, so the sentence could be misread.

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    #3

    Re: ... whether or not you are a dog...

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    The trouble is that "dog" can be a euphemism for an ugly person, so the sentence could be misread.
    Oops.. This is not what I wanted to get. Thanks, Anglika!

    Nyggus

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