But then again that's been going on for a long time. Perry White was fooled by horned rims?
: to refer to a US warship as the USS Iowa
: (for example) makes sense: the 'United
: States Ship Iowa'. It doesn't make sense to
: refer to a RN ship as the HMS Daring as
: this is both clumsy and incorrect: as in
: 'The Her Majesty's Ship Daring'.
: This is something the media do all the time
: over here. It's a bit like referring to a
: SAM as a 'SAM Missile' which they also do.
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