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Thread: two questions

  1. chrischen

    two questions

    Hi Teacher,

    I am not quite sure about the meanings of the following two sentences. Please give me a hand.

    1. Further outcomes include the race riots which dominate the news with a
    historical consistency that has involved virtually every non-White racial

    2. Cottle identifies the competing repertoires of preferred terms used by
    journalists and their sources to define the contested realities of inner city

    Thanks a bunch.

  2. Editor,
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    Re: two questions

    The first says that there have been race riots involving every non-white group and there may/will be more.
    Journalists use one term, presumably a more polite, more PC one, and the sources tend to use other tewrms, probably more colloquial.

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