World Series caliber reversal

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Oct 29 04:18:56 UTC 2012

ESPN wrap-up, alluding to the fans who gathered at the Civic Center in San Francisco to watch their team win the clinching game in Detroit:  "It's so hard to understate the relationship between the Giants and their baseball fans in that city"

(By "understate" he meant "overstate". Or by "hard" he meant "easy". But not both.)


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