infamous = 'talked-about; popular'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 20 22:12:07 UTC 2013

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> The only meaning I can extract is "well-reported, esp. if diverting."

You're a better extractor than I, Gunga-Jon. I couldn't make any sense
of it at all. But I only saw "infamous round of golf" quoted somewhere
on line. I didn't hear it or read the accompanying article and my own

"round of golf with the infamous Tiger Woods,"

wherein "infamous" has its usual meaning, seemed very unlikely, in context.

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.
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