Monday, October 5, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Looks like we cant
say anything anymore without someone getting offended.
Swine Flu Tops Politically Incorrect Phrases
According to The Global Language Monitors analysis of
the top politically (in)correct words of 2009,
Swine Flu is the most un-PC term out there.
In an effort to protect piggies and pork producers, various
governments address the virus by its formal name, influenza A
Other politically incorrect gab includes...
Minority. Talking about minorities is
considered insensitive to minorities since this can make them
feel, well, like minorities.
Saint. In addition to the word
saint, Oxford University Press has removed words such
as bishop from the Junior Dictionary.
Politically Correct. The term itself can now
be considered politically incorrect, so be careful how you use
Founding Fathers. Though the Declaration
Of Independence was signed by men, this term can be sexist.
Founders only, please.
Senior Citizen, which Loughborough University
suggests replacing with older person.
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