He did nothing*.
Which is the correct question tag for the sentence above?
What is the effect of using nothing for negation?
Hum, I think either one is possible. My interpretation of this is that if you said
it would mean that you think that I've said that he did nothing and you want me to confirm that. If you said
it would mean that you assert that he did nothing and you expect me to confirm that.
My interpretation is that if you said
it sounds more neutral (less emphatic) than if you said