The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Tuesday, June 08, 2004
That'll spike José Bové's guns!
A BBC newsreader on the radio earlier today refered to the G8 summit as about to take place
on Seal Island on the Georgian coast
Planeloads of globalophobes descend on Black Sea ports...
[The adjectives derived from the several United States are only used as nouns standing for people of the state; otherwise, the name of the state is used in attribution. That, at least, is the rule I learnt at the feet of Alistair Cooke. He was, however, known to imitate Homer dormitans before he finally got to see the poet in person.]
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