[Gllug] Open Source Hardware User Group meeting on Thursday.
nix at esperi.org.uk
Thu May 13 19:35:51 UTC 2010
On 13 May 2010, Adrian McMenamin said:
> On Thu, 2010-05-13 at 13:40 +0100, Nix wrote:
>> Not true, or at the very least debatable. See page 517 of the _Cambridge
>> Grammar of the English Language_, which you almost certainly haven't got
>> a copy of ;)
> Ukrainians are quite likely to find the term "the Ukraine" at best
> archaic or maybe mildly offensive
Why would they care? It's a name for their country in a foreign language.
Do the people of the Netherlands find the definite article offensive?
Not that I know of.
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