Talk:Public enemy

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The corresponding Swedish term "samhällets fiende" (enemy of the society) was used as a book title already in 1901 [1], and was mentioned in an essay in 1867 [2]. --LA2 20:27, 2 June 2006 (UTC)

It is not term. --Nnemo (talk) --Nnemo (talk) 22:44, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
Can you offer any explanation as to why it's not a "term?" All of the sources define "public enemy" as a term, and "phrase" doesn't quite catch the meaning. In fact, "phrase" seems unnecessarily general since it lacks the lexical expression of "term." And despite your claim in the edit summary, the FBI website does, in fact, claim that "public enemy" was a term.
Unless you have some source to explain your distinction between the two, I will revert this usage to match the sources and common understanding of "term" vs. "phrase". Grandpallama (talk) 17:35, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

Why can we not Wikify Al's name in the list? He's the only one that isn't linked. It seems kind of silly to leave it off just because he is linked prior in the article.

It is worth noting that a politically charged rap group of the same name (Public Enemy)was popular between the late 80's to mid 90's...consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav and DJ Terminator X, along with Professor Griff and the S1W's

public enemy should go directly to the hip hop group mentioned above; this article should be sound under its own page —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:14, 15 February 2008 (UTC)