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politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  


having some connection with the Orient.

oriental avian eye fluke
see philophthalmusgralli.
oriental blood fluke
oriental cattle plague
oriental liver fluke
see clonorchissinensis.
oriental lung fluke
see paragonimuswestermani.
oriental mustard
oriental sore
see leishmaniasis.
oriental theileriosis
a mild form of East Coast fever caused by Theileria orientalis.
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This piece of Chinese graffiti and the full name "Yin Yang" gave the club a more pseudo-mystical, orientalised Chinese aura than D.
In "fanatic Caliphates," as Diana Wynne Jones terms the Orientalised societies in fantasy novels (75-76), there may be echoes of Islam or Buddhism, with orders of shaven-headed monks or nuns, ascetics and/or holy hermits, very much in the style of those who so handily dot forests in Malory.
Paruk, through the use of Javanese stereotypes, has been feminised, as the 'East' has been Orientalised by 'Others'.
The music of Hovahaness has been described as orientalised Vaughan Williams,melodic and easy to come to terms with,and sometimes just simple.
Beauregard discusses at length Goto's hybrid use of Genji and other Japanese literary references to "resist pre-packaged orientalised images of herself while at the same time negotiating shifting identities (decidedly to the plural) outside culturally 'pure' markers" (58).
They orientalised it, built a five-table restaurant on the other side of the road and expanded: today it has 24 tables, opens seven days a week from 5pm to midnight and serves the best toffee bananas with spun sugar that I have ever eaten-ever.
More interesting still is the fact that there is a backwash effect into the established ("European") churches, where ritual, language usage, costume, and so forth have become more and more Africanised and Orientalised.