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[en] false positive: negated negative mistaken for double negative


(Lodewijk Arie van Brienen) #1

In the following phrase a fact, that on it's own would be negative, is negated into something neutral if not positive. (I call this a negated negative)

"She did not mind not being allowed to cook, as she knew how lethal her cooking still was."

but LT insists on 'not mind not' being a double negative. (to my knowledge 'not mind' is never used for a double negative)


(Knorr) #2

Thank you for your error report. I have just fixed the problem. The change will not be effective until tomorrow.