crash blossom: "accuses critics of blood libel"

Michael Covarrubias mcovarru at PURDUE.EDU
Wed Jan 12 17:20:59 UTC 2011

"Sarah Palin accuses critics of 'blood libel'"

i first read this headline as claiming that palin had accused those people who were critical of her use of the phrase "blood libel."

tho my first reading would be a use of "accuse" with only one object, that i see, but not as often.

the article


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