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Come friendly rails and fall back on illiterate racists (and Diana obsessives)
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London Blackfriars station is currently being rebuilt. The new one will have exits on the south side of the river as well as the north, the first station to properly cross the Thames.

It is based on what was originally called St Paul's Railway Bridge, which has its 125th birthday next year. You can see the remains of the original Blackfriars Railway Bridge just to the west of the current bridge and station.

It's time to rebuild that bridge too.

Why? Because that means it will go straight through the offices of the Daily Express, which today has the headline:

One in five British will be ethnics

Even the Daily Mail is not as bad.

This entry was originally posted at http://lovingboth.dreamwidth.org/396449.html, because despite having a permanent account, I have had enough of LJ's current owners trying to be evil. Please comment there using OpenID - if you have an LJ account, you can use it for your OpenID account. Or just join Dreamwidth! It only took a couple of minutes to copy all my entries here to there.

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The Metro ran a similarly titled article, though not as front page news.

Quite apart from being blatant racist rabble-rousing, I do get the impression that they have fundamentally misunderstood the meaning of the word 'ethnic'. Last I checked, 'ethnic' did not mean:

a. (of textiles or handicrafts) a bit shit with a picture of an elephant on it
b. (of people) brown

Nope, it means sharing a common and distinctive racial, national, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage. Which would presumably mean that the headline should read "4 out of 5 will be ethnic" - ethnically British, that is.

I wonder who they're including as "ethnics"--do they count "ethnic" Irish, Scottish or Welsh, too? What about Traveler folk? Or just Brown and Black people?

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