Re: Why ethnical jokes?

WVanhou237 (
3 Oct 1996 05:22:24 -0400

In article <>, Adam Price
<> writes:

>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".

An English teacher with a sense of humor? My how times change.

W. .F. Van Houten
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