green-ink brigade

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Proper noun[edit]

green-ink brigade

  1. Collectively, those people who write letters (to politicians, newspaper editors, etc.) expressing eccentric views, often characterized by prolixity, capital letters and underlining, sometimes written in longhand and stereotypically in green ink.

References[edit]

  • Michael Quinion (accessed 24 April 2012), “Green-ink letter”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]