Talk:United Kingdom exit from the European Union

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 Definition official plans and progress for the UK to leave the union of 28 European member states; informally known as 'Brexit'. [d] [e]
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How about moving to the commonly used name, Brexit? Or is that only for Wikipedia? Ro Thorpe (talk) 14:32, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

As a supposedly academically oriented site, maybe we prefer more formal, less colloquial names. WP's usual policy (there are of course exceptions, leading to endless arguments) is to use the "common name". Peter Jackson (talk) 17:15, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

Then there would be other examples where CZ eschews the common name in favour of a descriptive phrase. When I have time, I'll look around. Ro Thorpe (talk) 13:37, 1 April 2017 (UTC)