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What does the following represent?

$\ \ \ |ly| \ \neq$

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    $\begingroup$ I must quibble with the accepted answer. I would've said the rebus represented "Absolutely not equal". If the intended answer was "Absolutely not", it should have been ended with a "$\neg$" or a "$\sim$". $\endgroup$
    – Deepak
    Apr 4 '16 at 0:55
  • $\begingroup$ I'd used a similar Rebus with !|ly| since ! denotes complement or Not A. $\endgroup$
    – Arcane
    Apr 4 '16 at 9:45
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The phrase would be

Absolutely not

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    $\begingroup$ I must quibble with this accepted answer. I would've said the rebus represented "Absolutely not equal". If the intended answer was "Absolutely not", it should have been ended with a "$\neg$" or a "$\sim$". $\endgroup$
    – Deepak
    Apr 4 '16 at 0:55
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    $\begingroup$ @Deepak FWIW I agree with you. I thought it might actually be "(answer) nothing" but that seemed a bit too specific. $\endgroup$
    – Will
    Apr 4 '16 at 1:58
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I would say the answer should be "Absolutely not equal".

For "Absolutely not", I would've constructed this rebus:

$\ \ \ |ly| \ \neg$ or $\ \ \ |ly| \ \sim$

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    $\begingroup$ I |ly| concur. ≠ ≠ ¬ $\endgroup$ Apr 4 '16 at 2:12
  • $\begingroup$ This answer is better than the other one by Will. $\endgroup$
    – cst1992
    Apr 4 '16 at 9:31
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As an alternative to Will's answer,

if the RHS isn't nothing (but what it is isn't specified) and the LHS is absolute-ly,

then surely,

it can be absolutely anything!

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