In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The greatest infamy in living memory is now being enacted.
- But I had never understood the infamy and tyranny of that law so clearly as in that hour.
- Well, this is an infamy that needs to be erased.
- I would have thought that no one would want news satellite trucks, blocked traffic and infamy.
- So for me, December 7, 1941, was a day that will be remembered in infamy.
- This renown, however, always bordered on infamy.
- Do estate agents deserve such infamy?
- No man is worth calling a man who will not fight rather than submit to infamy or see those that are dear to him suffer wrong.
- And so begins his long road to infamy.
- Near the entrance to the community a monument to the infamy was erected to commemorate the dead.
- This brings us into the shroud of infamy that surrounds the film.
- They can't wash out the taint of that cynicism and infamy no matter how much they try and no matter how loud they yell.
- But the judgment at last demonstrates the scope and scale of their infamy.
- They are living in infamy in Boston and Chicago.
- The only thing we have had, as we know, is the statement that will live, to quote someone else, in infamy.
- Many may carry no real social disgrace or infamy.
- I would see you spared that infamy.
- What would unfold would be a day of infamy, as the world watched the nightmare play out before their eyes.
- He mistakes his infamy for fame and popularity.
- A man who can do that is capable of any infamy.
- For heavy metal fans, the summer of 96 will forever live in infamy.
- Why should I be forced to participate as a member of society in the performance of an act which I regard as abominable infamy?
- Their political influence has earned the Florida growers a place of infamy in American popular culture.
- A day cannot live in infamy without the nourishment of rage.
- Still, I will settle for the infamy, if that is the price to pay for honest and forthright expression.
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