SV: ICHR controversey

Lars Martin Fosse lmfosse at ONLINE.NO
Mon Mar 6 15:57:22 UTC 2000

Stephen Hodge [SMTP:s.hodge at PADMACHOLING.FREESERVE.CO.UK] skrev 06. mars 2000
> I wish people would stop referring to the inhabitants of the UK as
> "Brits" -- this Americanism is nearly always used in negative
> situations and many people in the UK find it somewhat offensive.  It
> seems it bit insensitive especially in the context of the present
> discussion.  Would you similarly write "Yanks" when talking about the
> Americans ?

Sorry, I didn't know that calling the English/British "Brits" was regarded as
offensive. Thank you for letting me know. I'll be more careful in the future.

Best regards,

Lars Martin Fosse

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