[Ads-l] Latinx

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 18 09:54:15 EDT 2020


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On Mon, Aug 17, 2020, 8:47 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I heard it on MSNBC yesterday pronounced as "Latin X."
>
> "Latine" is obviously the superior choice, assuming one is even necessary.
>
> JL
>
> JL
>
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 8:27 AM Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com>
> wrote:
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> > It makes absolutely no sense. And is it [laˈtinɛks] or [laˈtiŋks]? Anyway
> > the obvious third choice given “latino” and “latina” is “latine”
> [laˈtine].
> >
> > M
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> > > On 14 Aug 2020, at 15:45, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Huh?
> > > https://news.yahoo.com/latinx-mostly-unknown-term-even-035021574.html
> > >
> > > (Ironic "huh?"  Of course I'm familiar with it! But this spelling is
> > > absurd.)
> > >
> > > JL
> > >
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