"a day that will live in infamy" (in a positive way)

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Jun 2 02:32:01 UTC 2012

On Jun 1, 2012, at 7:20 PM, Larry Horn wrote:
> According to Bobby Ojeda, announcer and himself former New York Mets pitcher, on the Mets' post-game show tonight, that's the legacy of tonight's game, after Johan Santana completed the first no-hitter in the 50-year history of the Mets.  Nothing infamous (in the traditional sense) about the game or the day; it's just a bleaching, like that of "notorious" = 'famous', facilitated of course by the FDR tag line for Pearl Harbor, but unlike Bobby O., Roosevelt really *meant* it back in Dec. '41.

of course, the original is "a day which will live in infamy".  that was before CMOS got to it.


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