Tuesday, October 22, 2002

The Express runs a story today on the airport commission of enquiry under the headline, "Humphrey, Jearlean accused of meddling". I have no comment to make about the story itself, but look at that headline. The Express style rules clearly state, in bold type, that "Women are to be referred to by their last names" (p. 28). Why does John Humphrey get the dignity of a surname when Jearlean John doesn't?

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