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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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But repeated attempts at blackmail may be prevented much more easily if blackmail is decriminalized.
Rose, of north London, was found guilty of blackmail and jailed for four years at an earlier trial.
Green, of Heaton Park Road, and Malcolm, of Silkin Close, both deny blackmail and handling stolen goods.
Jenny Baines, prosecuting, told magistrates a charge of blackmail could only be dealt with by a crown court and asked the bench to send the case to the upper court.
A man jailed for five years for the blackmail of a mystery royal over gay sex tapes is to lodge an appeal, his lawyer said yesterday.
Two brothers were appearing in court today charged with kidnap and blackmail.
ULSTER loyalist Andre Shoukri has pleaded not guilty to charges of blackmail, intimidation and money laundering.
A blackmail note appeared in the envelope of Quant's client as he was about to receive a business award.
But his decisive and very public handling of right-wing populist Ronald Schill's blackmail attempt has sent the mayor's popularity skyrocketing.
The Sunday People can reveal today that the RUC are now absolutely certain the father-of-two, who went missing from his rural home in August, was murdered after getting caught up in a sex blackmail ring which spiralled out of control.
Osaka police on Thursday arrested a 55-year-old man from Nara Prefecture on suspicion of attempting to blackmail 300 million yen from Ezaki Glico Co.
Isaacson's remarks outside the Ventura County Hall of Justice came after lawyers for the three defendants delayed their arraignments until June 19 on felony charges of conspiracy to commit blackmail and attempted blackmail.