It’s not every day you read about a law suit over a word — but some suits are filed. Howard Richler wrote an entertaining article in the Toronto Star the other day about some residents of the Greek island of Lesbos who are “suing the association Homosexual and Lesbian Community of Greece for using the word “lesbian” in its name.”
I can’t help wonder whether the lawyers on the case are working on a contingency basis. My guess is they’re not!
suggestion and put their efforts, instead, into a campaign to have island residents start to refer to themselves as In any event, if I were the judge, I think I’d just urge those who brought the suit to accept Richler’sLesbonians.