In other words, his childhood question to his mother has by definition no answer — and furthermore, must have none.
He would have been surprised, and none too pleased, to see us supplying him with ideologies he chose not to have.
There were 30 years of Chef Boyardee and no money that none of you are hearing about.
none of this would have surprised Kolko, who died earlier this year, or Buchanan, who died in 2013.
none of the youngsters are likely to feel that any route is safe when they return to school.
And of Christians of any sort or condition there were none in all Tetuan.
Until he has created love where there was none, and then gets it for his pains.
I felt sure he was seeking for some gibe, could think of none, and so was forced to silence.
And none of them awakened either, as the dark night wore on.
He warn't wery big, and he hadn't got none o' them wingses, you know.
Old English nan (pron.) "not one, not any," from ne "not" (see no) + an "one" (see one). Cognate with Old Saxon, Middle Low German nen, Old Norse neinn, Middle Dutch, Dutch neen, Old High German, German nein "no," and analogous to Latin non- (see non-). As an adverb from c.1200. As an adjective, since c.1600 reduced to no except in a few archaic phrases, especially before vowels, such as none other, none the worse.