[Ads-l] "Person experiencing homelessness" (and a digression about "person with albinism"); was Re: Heard on TV: _a homeless_ "a homeless person"

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 10 03:19:03 UTC 2019

(Raises hand)

On Sun, Dec 8, 2019, 7:36 PM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anybody else old enough to remember when the word for "a homeless" was _a
> bum_, someone who who lived _on the bum_ by _bumming_ from passers-by?

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