LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Be careful of our words

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To the editor:

(re: “Presidential tweet or no?” Nov. 23)

“The” mentally ill has risen to a level of prominence in our rhetoric that “the” blacks once occupied.

Both deteriorate to caricature, a good reason to avoid employing them.

Harold A. Maio

The author is a retired mental health editor out of Fort Myers, Florida.

Harold A. Maio

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