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Is it “that's the same story, know?” or “that's the same story, no?”

Which word should I use in this sentence, no or know?

you also same college no?

you also same college know?

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@Martha nice edits. I probably wouldn't have answered the original, even if I could parse it –  Dusty Feb 17 '11 at 6:14
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Related (Possible duplicate?): Is it "That's the same story, know" or "That's the same story, no"? –  Tragicomic Feb 17 '11 at 6:24
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@Tragicomic - same asker, actually... –  Dusty Feb 17 '11 at 6:27
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@Dusty, and that is tragicomic :) –  Benjol Feb 17 '11 at 6:30

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Neither of those sentences are valid English, but to answer your question, when you want to confirm something you've said is correct no is a valid option while know is not. In a bit better English:

You also attend the same college, no?

I believe this usage of no is more a carry over from other languages, however, especially romantic languages. A native speaker would likely prefer using right

You also attend the same college, right?

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Or "..., didn't you?" –  psmears Feb 17 '11 at 6:31
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@psmears: "..., don't you"? It's in present tense, isn't it? –  CesarGon Feb 17 '11 at 7:12
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@CesarGon: Yes, sorry, I misread "attend" as "attended"... it's still very early in my timezone :) –  psmears Feb 17 '11 at 8:12
    
Even in French, one says n'est-ce pas? –  Jimi Oke Feb 17 '11 at 14:29
    
@psmears: ;-) ... –  CesarGon Feb 17 '11 at 14:50