[Ads-l] The crime was beyond reproach

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 23 18:57:07 UTC 2019

<beyond reproach> ~  <beyond the pale>
{"impossible to criticize, perfect"} : {"outside the bounds of morality,
acceptable behavior or good judgement"}
Language change via imperfect learning. Mirabile dictu.

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