Comments: GS: fringe meetings

Am I just being a clueless Yank here, or is there something rhetorically, um, unfortunate, in calling yourself a "fringe group"?

(In American English, "fringe group" is not something you want your group known as---and it's certainly NOT the way I see Changing Attitude! ;-/)

Posted by JCF at Wednesday, 20 June 2007 at 10:11pm BST

"Fringe event" is a common term here to describe meetings that occur in connection with, but not part of the official agenda of a conference, any conference meeting.

Perhaps I have confused the issue by using the word "group". I will change the title of the article.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento at Wednesday, 20 June 2007 at 10:22pm BST
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