Nick H wrote:
I answered this already: it does not. Few, if any, includes none, and would be the correct usage.
Few already means 'hardly any' - the usage 'few, if any' merely stresses the point.
Few contains within it 'none'. Mind you, I am not saying it means none - a subtle difference.
To borrow a mathematical analogy: 'tending to zero'.
Little > 'the music had little impact on him' - means: the music had practically no impact.
If I must, I can type out the Oxford Dictionary definition, but I promise you it does not mention "none"
You need to look at several examples to tease out the meaning in this instance. Not just a simple look-up in a dicitionary.
Few means 'hardly any'. And that includes none.
(again, note: few doesn't equal none, but it includes none.)