on-knees I watched Question Time the other night, the one with the racist nut on it and was struck by a comment from one of the questioners in the audience who seemed to have some kind of beef with some of the language being used.

You can see her full comment for yourself here on YouTube, I’ve linked to the specific bit in the video.

But here’s the text of the bit I’m referring to…

The parties must listen because, one of the things, I am sitting here and every time Jack Straw or somebody or one of the panel says ‘Afro-Caribbean’, I am cringing…Afri-CAN Ca-RIB-bean!

Talk about grammar Nazis!  I missed the memo where ‘Afro-Caribbean’ was now an offensive term.

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