[Ads-l] notorious = 'well regarded or recognized'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 14 17:33:48 UTC 2016

CNN reports the death of a Syrian first responder who was "notorious
for pulling a baby out of the rubble."

Maybe they were trying to find a synonym for "infamous."


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