[Ads-l] famous or infamous?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 10 17:44:37 UTC 2020

Paradigm case.

Yahoo News:

"Fort Lee is named for Gen. Robert E. Lee, the infamous Confederate

It would have been easier (and less condescending to everybody) just to
leave out the value judgment (if that's what is).


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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