Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Culture and Language

Please don't call such a crime an "honour killing" for it is only evil and despicable. We should not, in Canada, adopt the language of a culture that acquiesces in the murder of women.

2 comments:

Stuart said...

That is the same reason why Sherri and I use one of the pronouns when we are expecting, never calling our unborn baby 'it,' otherwise we've lost half the battle about whether our unborn child is human. Our midwife really liked that idea...

T.B.H. said...

Post-modernism is all about language isn't it? Viz. the anti-abortion or pro-life debate.