[Ads-l] words connected to a single provenance

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 27 10:26:07 EDT 2018


If phrases count: "final solution"

On Mon, Aug 27, 2018, 7:49 AM W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> RE: <infamy> 'ill repute, ill fame, loss of reputation, disgrace,
> discredit, shame, dishonour'. But
> the word is consistently given a positive spin by Brian Kilmeade of
> FoxNews: <infamy>
>  'good repute, positive fame, honour'. Such a positive re-interpretation of
> the negative "day that
> will live in infamy" flips it the other side of FDR's rough draft neutral
> "day that will live in history".
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