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Following up on my post about the often-puzzling semantics of the pattern "No NOUN is too ADJECTIVE to VERB", here's an up-to-date list of LL postings on a cluster of related topics, which I will keep updated as the years roll by:

"Negated, or not" 1/21/2004
"I challenge anyone to refute that this negative is not unnecessary" 1/21/2004
"Challenge as negation" 1/23/2004
"Too complex to avoid judgment?" 2/21/2004
"Who is to be master?" 2/21/2004
"On not avoiding negatives" 2/21/2004
"Why are negations so easy to fail to miss?" 2/26/2004
"Overnegation supererogation" 3/12/2004
"Another overnegation" 4/27/2004
"We cannot/must not understate/overstate" 5/26/2004
"Another overnegation opportunity: Yet vs. Yet to" 5/31/2004
"Overstating understatement" 6/22/2004
"Nothing that cannot impede even by failure" 8/16/2004
"Rumsfeld overnegates Powell, Powell uses 'fulsome' correctly" 11/16/2004
"Overnegation alert" 1/11/2005
"Still unpacked after all these years" 5/17/2005
"Still upacked: threat or menace?" 5/17/2005
"The temptation of overnegation" 5/23/2005
"Things that are rarely better than they normally are" 10/17/2005
"Never anything but less than precise" 10/20/2005
"Negation, over- and under-" 12/21/2005
"On not emerging unscathed" 3/1/2006
"Not doubting that the door could not be opened wider" 6/5/2006
"Unlike no other" 7/27/2006
"It's hard not to read this and not do a double-take" 8/1/2006
" Been anything so long it looks like not to me" 8/3/2006
"The most powerful person no one has ever heard of" 5/23/2006
"Not doubting that the door could not be opened wider" 6/5/2006
"Overnegation as obfuscation" 8/9/2006
"Scalar failure" 3/5/2007
"Everyone was spared no mercy" 3/26/2007
"Barely missing a chance to overanalyze" 4/1/2007
"Total undernegation" 4/17/2007
"Before nary an overnegation could be uttered" 5/27/2007
"Undernegation of the day" 6/14/2007
"Multiplex negatio ferblondiat" 7/14/2007
"Weird logic and Bayesian semantics" 7/15/2007
"Couldn't be more" 9/29/2007
"I'll teach you to undernegate!" 12/22/2007
"That'll teach me …" 1/6/2008
"Ask Language Log: More or less?" 6/30/2008
"The Astonishment Effect in negation" 7/20/2008
"Negation plus exclusion: a dangerous pairing" 9/14/2008
"Electoral overnegation" 11/5/2008
"'Cannot underestimate' = 'must not underestimate'" 11/6/2008
"'Any' = 'hardly any'?" 12/26/2008
"Still ahead of his time" 2/10/2009
"A long time since we did not meet" 2/23/2009
"I wouldn't be surprised if they didn't" 2/23/2009
"Misunderestimation" 4/4/2009
"Candidates must be a student" 4/16/2009
"The reality could not be further from the truth" 4/20/2009
"Misnegation in the Encyclopedia Britannica" 4/26/2009
"Annals of scalar predication" 1/1/2009
"The shyness of architects" 4/15/2009
"The risk that the taxpayer does not bear a disproportionate burden" 6/24/2009
"No detail too small" 11/27/2009
"No wug is too dax to be zonged" 11/28/2009
"We can't be second to none", 1/31/2010
Imprudent not to expect a silver bullet" 2/13/2010
"Nothing that wasn't something one might not hear" 2/25/2010
"Undernegation: the truth behind the lie we told one another", 10/7/2010
"Logic Problem", 10/10/2010
"Misnegation of the week", 11/13/2010
"Theological misnegation?", 11/20/2010
"A classic overnegation", 12/31/2010
"Gov. Cuomo and our poor monkey brains", 1/21/2011
"Nos pauvres cerveaux de singe, à la française", 1/22/2011
"The second life of 'in no uncertain terms'", 1/24/2011
"Miss not", 2/3/2011
"Not sacrificing anything to prevent anything…not", 2/20/2011
"Much less/Or even", 2/24/2011
"Nothing if not un__", 7/21/2011
"Never no one without Cornish", 8/1/2011
"Everything cannot not be unbelievable, either", 8/10/2011
"Hypernegative 'miss not' in Hemingway", 10/8/2011
"Deceptively valuable", 10/16/2011
"Impunity", 11/10/2011
"Never fails: Semantic overachievers", 12/1/2011
"Multiple negation: Over-reaching again", 12/2/2011
Newt's negation", 12/2/2011
"No less X", 2/24/2012
"Misnegation of the month", 5/9/2012
"Lacking semantic support from unexpected quarters", 6/20/2012
"…not understating the threat", 6/5/2012
"(Not) Underestimating the Irish Famine", 9/16/2012
"Faster than the speed of negation", 9/18/2012
"Negation: A gamble comes out wrong", 9/19/2012
"'…Facebook hadn't been unable to confirm…'", 9/30/2012
"Call in Language Log", 11/2/2012
"This is not to say that I don't think that it isn't illogical", 11/3/2012
"Don't be discouraged from not voting", 11/6/2012
"I don't see how not to believe that they were [not?] working on the basis of internal polls that were just totally wrong", 11/12/2012
"It's hard to deny he doesn't", 11/16/2012
"Nondisunnegativity", 12/11/2012
"Nothing uncontroversial", 12/21/2012
"Misnegation mailbag", 12/31/2012
"Overestimating, underestimating, whatever", 1/11/2013
"Hagel 'refused to stop efforts to end terrorist attacks'", 1/10/2013
"The turning point for the Piranha brothers", 1/17/2013
"… and should be", 1/20/2013
"There's no limit to what he won't do", 2/16/2013
"'All but' = 'nothing but'", 2/24/2013
"CIA unable to underestimate the effect of drone war", 4/7/2013
"'…to help them avoid staying out of jail", 4/29/2013
"Misnegation of the week", 5/17/2013
"Misnegation or term of art?", 5/21/2013
"But for …", 6/26/2013
"Little doubt it wouldn't", 7/9/2013
"No less indisputably not going to work", 8/7/2013
"Not anybody who doesn't think it won't", 9/29/2013
"'Neither is refusing to budge an inch'", 10/5/2013
"'Record low levels of unpopularity'", 10/12/2013
"That missing lack of magnanimity", 11/8/2013
"The flood that no one has been unable to stem", 2/15/2014
"'Impossible to understate' again", 3/1/2014
"'Hard to understate'", 3/19/2014
"The Estimation Game", 4/3/2014
"Another misunderestimator", 5/9/2014
"I wouldn't be surprised if few have yet to realize this", 6/1/2014
"Should we stop people from not doing this?", 8/1/2014
"The things neither of them don't do", 9/17/2014
"Failure not to make payment", 9/30/2014
"They haven't proven they're not afraid of anyone not named Bumgarner. Or have they?", 10/29/2014
"It's not for (lack of (not)) trying", 4/21/2015
"'There's not a player who doesn't deserve it less'", 5/5/2015
"New frontiers in multiple negation", 7/14/2015
"Hyperbolic scalar indifference", 7/14/2015
"How can you (not) help but (not) __?", 8/9/2015
"Inverting inversely", 9/26/2015
"Denying that the earth is not flat", 10/11/2015
"'It didn't fail to disappoint'", 11/29/2015
"Negation density record", 2/18/2015
"Negative stereotypes, utterly destroyed?", 3/4/2016
"No head injury", 3/10/2016
"Misnegations, or scribal errors?", 4/13/2016
"'Wasn't most certainly not resorting'?", 4/16/2016
"(Not) too P to Q", 4/24/2016
"One can't deny that it isn't comforting", 4/29/2016
"A ban wouldn't make it hard to what?", 6/15/2016
"Illusion", 6/25/2016
"Misnegation correction", 6/28/2016
"Indistinguishable misnegation", 7/23/2016
"Never not stop… uhh… Come again?", 8/3/2016
"'I don't think you cannot deny someone the right to speak out'", 8/30/2016
"Good to know", 9/23/2016
"No telling is neither complete nor accurate", 9/25/2016
"Negative concord at the New Republic?", 10/4/2016
"'Despite an initial reluctance to withhold comment'", 12/16/2016
"Denying that he was not anti-gay or anti-women", 1/19/2017
"If we have learned nothing in this election", 3/13/2017
"'Far beyond unconventional levels of dishonesty'", 3/21/2017
"'No underestimating the headache'", 4/1/2017
"Blasphemous", 4/4/2017
"'I leaked nothing to nobody'", 4/4/2017
"Not very difficult at all", 5/14/2017
"(Not) not too crazy", 6/13/2017
"'Difficult to understate' correction", 8/20/2017
"'Understatement' misstatement", 11/1/2017
"'You can't help but not be worried'", 12/10/2017
"Not, only, unless, if, whatever . . .", 1/16/2018
"Learning not to avoid", 1/26/2018
"'I don't think there isn't a darn thing I can do'":, 1/31/2018
"'If I don't get into it not wanting to win'", 2/6/2018
"Freudian misnegation of the year", 2/15/2018
"An overnegation that isn't hard to miss", 2/16/2018
"'Not with(out) superficial plausibility'", 4/1/2018
"Nor does it mean that he doesn't lack negatives", 4/27/2018
"Will an American be indicted next, or not?", 6/14/2018
"I could no longer deny that we were not …", 7/8/2018
"Clarification by misnegation", 7/18/2018
"Yet more double negative jokes", 7/22/2018
"An irreplaceable void joins the much-needed gaps", 8/29/2018
"Barring no misnegations", 9/29/2018
"For, against, whatever…", 10/14/2018
"Their inability not to comprehend that they are incapable", 10/14/2018
"Misnegation dis-publication", 11/18/2018
"[He] is not going to not accept money", 12/23/2018
"Hypothetical misnegation", 2/9/2019
"New twist on a classic misnegation", 3/17/2019
"Losing the battle", 5/11/2019
"Negative concord of the week", 6/25/2019
"Avoid characterizing it as anything but racism", 7/16/2019
"Another day, another misnegation", 7/18/2019
"Inside out", 7/19/2019
"Lack of inaction", 8/8/2019
"There's nothing I don't think anybody can do about it", 8/9/2019
"Annals of stacked negation", 11/19/2019
"1 day since big-font misnegation", 11/22/2019
"'There is no number too small'", 3/22/2020
"'Hard to underestimate the importance'", 3/28/2020
"'Lack of unpreparedness'", 4/2/2020
"The difficulties of negation", 7/15/2020
"Misnegation plus misaffirmation", 8/9/2020
"Election misnegation", 3/21/2021
"(Not?) Including myself", 3/29/2021
"No longer scared to hide who I am", 7/21/2021
"Ambiguous triple negative", 8/11/2021
"Athletic misnegation", 8/15/2021
"Vaccination misnegation", 9/2/2021
"'Anybody that doesn't think…'", 12/5/2021
"Lawyers for Trump had not provided no basis…", 12/10/2021
"Impossible to underestimate tha crazy?", 5/11/2022
"Another misnegation/miscomparison", 9/5/2022
"Triplex negatio ferblondiat", 9/25/2022
"Lots of nots", 10/14/2022
"No depth-charge channel is too noisy to be confused by", 3/19/2023
"Harder said than done", 12/9/2023
"Foundation misnegation", 1/11/2024


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