Stuff Up of the Day

Today’s Stuff up is from Stuff for a confusing sentence that means the opposite of what the journalist intended it to mean.

“Robb damaged her credibility by denying she didn’t have a We Chat account when there were “records on the tenant’s phone which are quite clearly from the landlord, including voice messages unmistakably from [her]”, the tribunal said.”

stuff.co.nz/business/property/114528138/landlord-of-overseas-students-made-fundamental-breaches-denied-messages-didnt-lodge-bond

So she denied that she didn’t have an account, in effect, saying that she did have an account. 

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