[Ads-l] "repenetant"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Aug 19 00:44:02 UTC 2016

> On Aug 18, 2016, at 7:19 PM, Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
> In an interview on CNN today around 4:25 PM, Liegh Steinberg, a "sports agent and attorney", said it was crucial that Ryan Lochte be "repenetant" about his early-morning encounter with a gas station in Rio.
> Joel
99 actual ghits for this (and I didn't check alternate trisyllabic spellings).  It's not enough to be penitent anymore, you need to be repenetant.  Inflation strikes again.  Maybe it's safer to be prepenitent to get it out of the way.  

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