Thursday, 26 February 2009

Language matters

Stephen Farrington shares some excellent advice for the Daily Mail newsdesk on the nuances of our national custom and usage.

He notes that this appears in The Economist style guide.

Generation: take care. You can be a second-generation Frenchman, but if you are a second-generation immigrant that means you have left the country your parents came to.

Perhaps Mr Dacre will now adopt this sensible pro-integration stance too.

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