[Ads-l] Heard annoyingly often with "for"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 7 23:10:10 EDT 2018

"convicted _for_ [...]"; Google: About 892,000 results

"convicted _of_ [...]"; Google: About 1,170,000 results

_Of_ still leads, but _for_ is coming up quickly on the inside.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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