Labels for Locals
What to Call People from Abilene to Zimbabwe
By Paul Dickson
(HarperCollins Publishers, Paperback, 9780060881641, 261pp.)
Publication Date: August 2006
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In our globally interconnected age, misnaming where someone is from or the cultural group to which they belong often constitutes more than a harmless social gaffe. Labels for Locals provides guidance on the preferred, and sometimes disdained, names for selected locales, cities, regions, countries, and ethnic groups worldwide.