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Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person’s physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm

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  
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Richard Peter Williams, aged 23, of Ashington Road, Bedworth, driving with an incorrect licence, failing to produce a licence, using a vehicle without insurance, failing to produce a certificate of insurance, using a vehicle without a test certificate and failing to produce a test certificate, fined pounds 280.
Alan Saeid Abdullah, aged 22, of Walsgrave Road, Stoke, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, fined pounds 50.
Toni-Louise Stubbings, aged 21, of Crescent Avenue, Stoke, Coventry, two charges each of driving with an incorrect licence and using a vehicle without insurance or a test certificate, and one charge each of theft to the value of pounds 215, using a vehicle with a faulty headlamp, driving without due care and attention, failing to give her name and address after an accident and failing to report an accident, fined pounds 100, one-year community order and banned from driving for six months under the totting up provisions.
Ralph Sidney Ward, aged 51, of Longfield House, Bell Green Road, Bell Green, Coventry, driving with excess alcohol, using a vehicle without insurance and driving with an incorrect licence, fined pounds 200 and banned from driving for one year.
Juraj Borbas, aged 2 3, of Cambridge Street, Hillfields, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, using a vehicle without insurance, failing to produce a certificate of insurance, using a vehicle without a test certificate, failing to produce a test certificate, fined pounds 400.
Carl Mark Dunn, aged 20, of Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, using a vehicle without insurance and a test certificate, fined pounds 375.
Sadeg Ahmamdi, aged 30, of Biggin Hall Crescent, Stoke, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, using a vehicle without insurance and without a test certificate, failing to produce driving documents, and driving while disqualified, community order for one year, ordered to perform 140 hours unpaid work and banned from driving for 15 months.
Incorrect surgical procedures or incorrect diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures are relatively uncommon adverse medical events, but often devastating when they occur.
Because of incorrect information submitted to the Telegram & Gazette, her title was wrong in Tuesday's Telegram & Gazette.
The VHI said this incorrect billing was almost exclusively due to administrative errors or inefficiencies, and it was an issue that it worked on with hospitals to make improvements.
ARP Electrical Contractors Ltd, Barkers Butts Lane, Coundon, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, fined pounds 300.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Middle East" is an examination of this tumultuous region and the facts about what is going on there, presented without the fog of political correctness--a fog that has cost lives in that region.