defense = verb

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Sat Nov 12 15:48:12 UTC 2005

In a message dated Thu, 10 Nov 2005 20:27:44 -0500,  Laurence Horn
_laurence.horn at YALE.EDU_ (mailto:laurence.horn at YALE.EDU)   writes:

>  Here's Justice Rehnquist, quoted NYT June 10, 1977,  A1:
>  Justice William H. Rehnquist dissented with an  invocation of the
>memory of "those who valiantly but vainly defensed the  heights of
>Bunker Hill in 1775"

For the record, "those" neither "defensed" nor "defended" the heights of
Bunker Hill, since the entire battle was fought on Breed's Hill.

           - James A.  Landau

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