Sponge (spotted on Huffington Post)

Jon Kyl Sponges Remark That Was ‘Not Intended To Be A Factual Statement’ From Congressional Record
April 21, 2011

Nice editorial oversight. And this is the woman who’s supervising all of AOL’s news content? Let the record show the correct word is expunge, which, according to the trusty NOAD, means to “erase or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant).” Even the commenters seem to know that.

— Otto E. Mezzo

Reference: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/21/jon-kyl-factual-statement-congressional-record_n_852257.html?ref=fb&src=sp

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