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Greene V., U.S. dentist, 1836-1915. See: Black classification.


(blak) reflecting no light or true color; of the darkest hue.


A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has Black ethnic lineage, which includes, but is not limited to, British Blacks, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "Black, African American, or Negro," or provide written entries such as Afro American, Kenyan, Nigerian or Haitian.

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  


A visual sensation having no colour and being of extremely low luminosity.


1. without color, at the opposite end of the spectrum to white; the color of soot.
2. a universally accepted coat color. In horses, solid black with no pattern in it, the muzzle is black, and there may be white markings on the lower limbs and the head.

Patient discussion about black

Q. Why would your poop be black?

A. If it is black or black and tar like, it could mean a gastro bleed.

Q. My nails are black- is it dangerous? Hi, I was diagnosed with colon cancer and now I receive chemotherapy. This morning I found that my nails are brown and blue, and other nails have white lines on them. Is that dangerous? Should go and see a doctor?

A. The chemo can cause several changes in your nail, e.g. make them brittle etc. You can find some more info at :

Q. Has anyone tried black cohosh for the later years in life?

A. my mother in law took it, she said it was very helpful but it could be a placebo effect... here is some info about black cohosh from a very relay able site

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Ralph McLeod, 37, of |Belmont Road, Courthouse Green, Coventry: Found guilty of false imprisonment, blackmail and GBH with intent.
Prosecutors in England say the "ink on their passports could barely have been dry" when they began a harrowing blackmail plot back home in the UK.
But the most incidental is personal blackmail, he said.
But bra queen Mone, who launched an angry rant against the Record when we contacted her, later told her Twitter followers she was the victim of blackmail - despite never once mentioning this to our reporter.
Lee Platt, 28, Jennifer Green, 25, and Steven Malcolm, 42, are charged with blackmail and handling stolen goods.
Electronic blackmail, using pictures of women stored on their computer, the internet or mobile phones, has become an increasingly common form of blackmail used to extort money from the victim or force her into prostitution.
Heather Nicholson, from Eversley in Hampshire, received 11 years after she was convicted of conspiracy to blackmail at a trial last year.
Victims of the online blackmail gang included Canbet Sports Bookmakers, who refused to pay a $10,000 ransom demand and found their website had been taken out of action by the hackers during the Breeders' Cup Races, losing them more than $200,000 in lost business for every day of downtime.
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In 1997, Autumn Jackson attempted to blackmail comedian Bill Cosby, asking him for $40 million for not publicly revealing that she is his daughter.
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ENGLAND goalkeeper David James is the victim of an alleged blackmail plot, over a claim he was linked to a drug dealer.