Ingvar Johansson wrote:
> Wacek Kusnierczyk schrieb:
>> Ed Barkmeyer wrote:
>>> First rule: when discoursing with logicians remember that "all"
>>> and "always" are reserved words. ;-) In logic, "not 100%" is
>>> the *opposite* of "all". A single counterexample is a disproof.
>> Second rule: 'opposite' is a bit vague, avoid using it unless you're its
>> meaning is clear.
>> 'opposite to all' might mean:
>> - not all (a contradiction)
>> - none (a contrary)
> I would say: use it, but use John Sowa's 'adjectivisation rule', too.
> Then you can speak fluently of 'contradictory opposites' and 'contrary
> opposites'. (01)
sure. if the adjectives have a more precise (or established) meaning. (02)
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