AP country adjectives

David Bergdahl dlbrgdhl at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 6 14:44:25 UTC 2007

In a curious style feature, AP-headlines sometimes use adj-forms for  
countries (American, Palestinian) but sometimes don't (France, Austria).

•     Army Medic Is Found Guilty of Desertion
•     Russia Journalist Worked on Weapons Story
•     Nazi-Looted Art Sold to Dutch for $4M
•     American Women Hospitalized in Moscow
•     Man Pierces Milosevic's Grave With Pole
•     Blair's Office Denies Leaking E-Mail
•     U.S. Draws Negative Ratings in Poll
•     Candidate Wants Le Pen on France Ballot
•     EU Will Wait to Restore Palestinain Ties
•     8 Die in Austria Midair Collision

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