THE ADVOCATE 937
VOL. 76 PART 6 NOVEMBER 2018
By R.C. Tino Bella*
Re: Rubbishy Word Usage
Lawyers should know that the
proper way to address the Attorney
General is “Mr. or Madam Attorney”,
not “Mr. or Madam Attorney General”,
and that one is “appointed”,
not “designated”, Queen’s Counsel.
I have heard benchers get the
first one wrong and “designation”
is common in your pages.
Gordon Turriff, Q.C.
Peter A. Allard School of Law
The Advocate’s sloppiness shall be
corrected. We will leave it to you to
correct the Attorney General’s office
when it comes to using “designate”
when referring to Q.C.’s. We suggest
you begin your letter “Mr. Attorney”.
As I leaf through the pages of the
July 2018 issue of the Advocate, I
note a remarkably foul odour emanating
* Grumbles may be sent to the editor by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
from those pages. Perhaps a
word with the printer would be in
Wade C. MacGregor
Wade, we will have a word with our
printer, but he only prints this shit!
Hopefully rosier days are ahead for
all of us. – Ed.