Donald M Lance lancedm at MISSOURI.EDU
Tue May 21 16:32:11 UTC 2002

on 5/21/02 10:44 AM, Johnson, Ellen at ejohnson at BERRY.EDU wrote:

> Another pet peeve: I hate the term "Anglo" particularly when applied
> to me. I'm Jewish, White, or European American, but I'm no more
> "Anglo" than a Nuyoriquen who learned Spanish as a second language,
> as I did.
> <
> it seems to me that the term 'Anglo' has acquired a meaning parallel to
> 'Hispanic'.   That is, Anglo refers to a native speaker of English in the same
> way people use Hispanic to refer to someone who is a native speaker of
> Spanish.  both regardless of national origin.  do y'all concur?

Well, you hafta use 'anglo' because 'gringo' is pc-ly pejorative.

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