in a bad (day)light

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Tue Apr 2 22:35:00 UTC 2002

In a message dated 04/02/2002 5:12:22 PM Eastern Standard Time,
mam at THEWORLD.COM writes:

> > This would put Yahoo in an
> > even worse daylight.
>  I've never seen this variant of "in a (good/bad) light" before.

Looks to me like a conflating of "in a bad/worse light" and "bring the light
of day onto it".

          - Jim Landau

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