[Ads-l] "deplorabe" = beleagured stock

Geoffrey Nunberg nunbergg at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 13 22:20:23 UTC 2017

Headline at Barrons.com: 

Wells Fargo: No Longer a Deplorable


My sense is that this use of the word is entirely parasitic on HRC’s, but I may be wrong.


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