[Ads-l] Migrant or refugee?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 1 14:41:13 UTC 2015


I've noticed this too.

The primary term on CNN is now unmistakably "migrant," with "refugee" used
for variety only.

JL

On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 10:05 AM, David Barnhart <dbarnhart at highlands.com>
wrote:

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