‘Bloody tourists’ don’t ‘get’ Cornwall, says tourism boss in charge of attracting visitors 

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Cornwall’s tourism boss has slammed “bloody tourists” who don’t respect locals in the coastal region. The UK’s westernmost county is a popular holiday destination, receiving millions of visitors a year. But according to Malcolm Bell – the outgoing chief executive of Visit Cornwall – some of these holidaymakers are “f***ing emmets”. ‘Emmet’ is an old English word for ant, and is a negative Cornish slang word for tourists. “At one level you have friends, then you have guests, then you have tourists, then you have bloody tourists, then you have f***ing emmets. You can quote me on that,” Bell said…

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