On the implicitly negative idiom could care less.

☛ From linguablogs other than LLog and AZBlog:

3/4/14: Arika Okrent in Mental Floss, with links to LLog and the things below:

10/6/09: Ben Zimmer on Visual Thesaurus:

10/24/10: Jan Freeman in the Boston Globe:

10/26/10: John McIntyre on the Baltimore Sun blog:

Bill Walsh’s 2013 book, Yes, I Could Care Less: How to Be a Language Snob Without Being a Jerk (St. Martin’s)

☛ Postings on LLog and AZBlog:

CP, 1/21/04: Negated, or not:

ML, 2/26/04: Why are negations so easy to fail to miss?:

EB, 7/8/04: Lederer should care less:

ML, 7/8/04: Caring less with stress:

ML, 7/13/04: “Could care less” occurs more:

ML, 7/13/04: Negation by association:

ML, 7/13/04: Speaking sarcastically:

EB, 7/16/04: (Auto)biography of a blog thread:

ML, 7/16/04: Most of the people in the world could care less:

AZ, 7/24/04: Caring less all the time: A variant of the etymological fallacy, and some cautions about the pragmatics-phonetics connection:

ML, 4/13/05: Wrong for so long:

ML, 4/16/05: The future of history of usage:

ML, 6/20/05: The care less train has left the station:

ML, 6/29/05: Caring more or less:

ML, 6/30/08: Ask Language Log: more or less?:

AZBlog, 8/6/12: Caring less:
Grammarly poster

AZBlog, 5/21/15: The literalist:
MGG plus summary

ML, 9/11/15: Caring, more or less:

AZBlog, 9/13/15: Caring:

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