Hawk's Nest

Monday, December 01, 2003

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellion (Master/Slave)

?BBC News: Offensive jargon comes under fire

So, should we change our language, even if it's offensive in the extreme? What about context, people? I hear stuff I find "offensive" everyday and choose to ignore it. Since political correctness now seems to be our highest cultural value, politically correct speech is protected while other speech isn't. Can we stop politicizing language


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