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Rule "Anglo-Saxon"

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Description: Anglo-Saxon
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: The term 'Anglo-Saxon' is generally used to describe 'a member of any of the West Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) that settled in Britain from the 5th century AD'. Also, in America, it is used to denominate white people, usually of the Protestant faith ('WASPS'). Alternatives: English-speaking when referring to the countries or the people, British and American ('Australian' or whatever) when referring to agencies, capitalism etc.
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Link: https://euenglish.webs.com/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The Anglo-Saxon group of agencies are…
    Correction suggestion: English-speaking, British, American
  • Anglo-Saxon capitalism which was not disrupted by two world wars and the specific operational issues relating to Asian economies.
    Correction suggestion: English-speaking, British, American
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ID: EUPUB_ANGLO_SAXON [1]
Version: 4.9-SNAPSHOT (2020-01-21 21:33)