President Franklin Roosevelt described December 7, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, as a “date that will live in infamy.” In the U.S., it is an infamous date; a date with an exceedingly bad reputation; a heinous date; a notorious date. It’s hard to imagine how Pippa Middleton’s dress could be a heinous dress with a notorious, exceedingly bad reputation. But that’s what the brainiacs at yahoo.com allege:
Ms. Middleton’s gown may be well-known. It may be famous. But it is not infamous. Someone needs to spend a little more time with a dictionary.