defense = verb

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Nov 13 03:38:42 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

Tell it to the (late) judge.


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