Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Testy Grammarians and the "Final Word" on Chicanos, Latinos, and Hispanics!


Internet fetishist and regular Galleryblog columnist Michael Wyatt Harper, writes in with a link to the Common Errors in English Usage page; Harper asks that we peruse their entry on Chicanos/Latinos/Hispanics! Here it is:



I kind of like the testy tone--like some old Catholic nun with a paddle in one hand and Strunk and White in the other!

2 comments:

  1. Me too, I like testy when teaching to "mulos".

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  2. hey, it's not true that Brazilians don't feel included when of "Latinos" one speaks -- at least in California, I have always heard Latino as including los brazileiros...que han escuchado ustedes por ahi?

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