Nitpicking ?

Whatever happened to the old-fashioned  ‘visitors’ ?  ‘Footfalls’ may be ‘cool’ ,  but its usage here  sounds  ‘ smart Alec-y’ .  Besides  ‘visitors’ is a simpler,  shorter word,  and,  presumably,  more easily  understood by traditional readers of The Hindu.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: