Looks like David Foster Wallace will never get a posthumous Pulitzer, to the outrage of his legions of fans.
When asked about these allegations, a public relations representative at Next responded, “We never comment on ongoing litigation.”
For a moment, the shadows are gone, replaced by a soft, warm light that seems to be saying: never again.
But it may never be cheaper to replace these aging arteries than it is now.
But Atari never really went anywhere—that is the interesting thing.
He had so lived for Pleasure that he had never known Happiness.
So very reasonable, so unmoved, As never yet to love, or to be loved.
No, never, never will I be that man's—But I will not go with you!
I want to fix my tribe's dream so firmly it can never be forgotten.
The distance was too great: were they never going to get to their destination?
Old English næfre "never," compound of ne "not, no" (from PIE root *ne- "no, not;" see un-) + æfre "ever" (see ever). Early used as an emphatic form of not (as still in never mind). Old English, unlike its modern descendant, had the useful custom of attaching ne to words to create their negatives, as in nabban for na habban "not to have."
Italian giammai, French jamais, Spanish jamas are from Latin iam "already" + magis "more;" thus literally "at any time, ever," originally with a negative, but this has been so thoroughly absorbed in sense as to be formally omitted.
Phrase never say die "don't despair" is from 1818. Never Never Land is first attested in Australia as a name for the uninhabited northern part of Queensland (1884), perhaps so called because anyone who had gone there once never wished to return. Meaning "imaginary, illusory or utopian place" first attested 1900 in American English.