[Ads-l] Latinx

Michael Everson everson at EVERTYPE.COM
Mon Aug 17 08:27:08 EDT 2020


It makes absolutely no sense. And is it [laˈtinɛks] or [laˈtiŋks]? Anyway the obvious third choice given “latino” and “latina” is “latine” [laˈtine].

M

> 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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