unwis_virvatuli (unwis_virvatuli) wrote in linguaphiles,
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earthman vs. earthling

Sorry to disturb the community so often :), but would you tell me what word is better in the following situations? a)an alien addresses some people on the Earth to ask the way, b) an earthman addresses people of the Earth in general in a rather pompous letter.
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