bits of dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #734

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 6 19:08:53 EST 2003


--- Sally Odgers <sodgers at tassie.net.au> wrote:
> 
> But in
> > Oz isn't the term 'black' already applied to
> aborigines (if they're still
> > called aborigines)? This could get terribly
> confusing if you wanted to
> > distinguish them from more recent black
> immigrants.
> 
> We call them Aboriginals,

Pet peeve; using an adjective as a noun (also using
the noun designer as an adjective to quote Rik Mayal
from TV last night)

Jon

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