Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
IMO your reading is incorrect. 'Ill-fated' as I understand the term, makes no comment about whether the fate was deserved or not.

Its a usage rooted in the doom-laden, germanic side of English.

Regards
Luke

-- #include witty_sig.h

by silburnl on Tue Mar 7th, 2006 at 05:53:57 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Others have rated this comment as follows:

Display:

Occasional Series