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Helping the AP’s Style Guide April 2, 2013

Posted by geoff in News.
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The AP decides it’ll no longer use the term “illegal immigrant:”

The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of “illegal” to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that “illegal” should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally

Only “an action,” huh?

All right, how about we call them “illegal immigrators?”

H/T Hot Air

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1. daveintexas - April 2, 2013

Differently citizened?

2. Michael - April 2, 2013

Transitionally unofficial resident American?

3. lauraw - April 2, 2013

Border Violators?

4. daveintexas - April 2, 2013

Future Documented

5. Michael - April 2, 2013

Foreign citizen with unofficial GPS coordinates?

6. Michael - April 2, 2013

Qualified applicants for drivers license, SNAP food and free health care regardless of nationality?

7. ChrisP - April 2, 2013

Potential Democrat voters?

8. Pupster - April 3, 2013

Undocumented Democrat

9. geoff - April 3, 2013

Unsynchronized Citizenship & Locale

10. lauraw - April 3, 2013

New Frontiersmen

11. lauraw - April 3, 2013

Reconquistadores

12. drakono - April 3, 2013

Backdoor friends, with government benefits

13. Pupster - April 3, 2013

Modern Day Pilgrims

14. geoff - April 3, 2013

Modern Day Pilgrims

aka The Moral Equivalent of the Founding Fathers

15. Pupster - April 3, 2013

America-nauts.

You know, that’s actually pretty good. I should be in marketing.

Won’t you help these poor people, the America-nots, in their never-ending fight to to secure a better life for their families and free birth control?

16. geoff - April 3, 2013

Walkers Without Borders

17. Anonymous - April 3, 2013

I don’t know why you guys are still trying. Dave won the thread with #1.

18. lauraw - April 3, 2013

Indigenous Nomads

19. geoff - April 3, 2013

I don’t know why you guys are still trying. Dave won the thread with #1.

Thanks for the heads up, Dave’s mom.

20. daveintexas - April 3, 2013

Mom Bombs

21. Pupster - April 4, 2013

Silent Citizens

22. sobek - April 4, 2013

#17 was me. As far as I know, I’m not Dave’s mom.

Geoff had a good one with #9. I’m just pointing that out to be fair.


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