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What 2LA are you?

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    What 2LA are you?

    Telling the world about its inclusicity HK Gov released a press release to describe how good they are to EM's

    https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2019/10/...ml?type=ticker

    I can't find any other socio-economic group that the government refers to as a two letter acronym in press releases. In trying to show their inclusivity the government shows they think of ethnic minorities differently.

    What 2 letter acronym would you fit under if the Government wanted to inclusive we should all have one not just one group.


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    Gweilo (GL)

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    1LA = F


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    Would have said brown object but the acronym would have been an unfortunate stereotype.

    Will settle for BL.. Brown Lo..

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    Quote Originally Posted by East_coast
    Telling the world about its inclusicity HK Gov released a press release to describe how good they are to EM's

    https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2019/10/...ml?type=ticker

    I can't find any other socio-economic group that the government refers to as a two letter acronym in press releases. In trying to show their inclusivity the government shows they think of ethnic minorities differently.

    What 2 letter acronym would you fit under if the Government wanted to inclusive we should all have one not just one group.

    Sensitive much? It's done everywhere (BME, BAME in UK for example) . Inclusivity is all about exclusivity and you cant be exclusive without naming who is and isn't excluded from your inclusive grouping.

    The press release does appear to being very inclusive of jargon, but perhaps down to the overly formal English used in government. Case in point that Cum is still in frequently seen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwy66
    Sensitive much? It's done everywhere (BME, BAME in UK for example) . Inclusivity is all about exclusivity and you cant be exclusive without naming who is and isn't excluded from your inclusive grouping.

    The press release does appear to being very inclusive of jargon, but perhaps down to the overly formal English used in government. Case in point that Cum is still in frequently seen.
    https://civilservice.blog.gov.uk/201...e-bame-or-bme/