Re: Why ethnical jokes?

Adam Price (
Tue, 01 Oct 1996 00:00:03 -0700

Ethnic, remember is already an adjective. There is no need to append it
with "al" (ethnicAL) when using it to modify a noun. The word coast
used to share this property, but through repeated misuses over the last
fourty years, we have developed the bastardization "coastal".