Three linguistic offenses in the UK to report on this week: an injudicious noun choice, a highly illegal false assertion, and an obscene racist epithet. The latter two have led to criminal charges.
Alex Salmond, the First Minister in the Scottish government, is in hot water for the choice of a noun. He [...]
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