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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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Barnett-Cowan added, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches had agreed that what they fought about centuries ago was based on a misunderstanding, The Anglican agreement, she noted, is similar.
The printed program listed this company both as Rika Oriental Ballet and as the Oriental Ballet Company (Japan).
1) As the "strong" and the "familiar" entity, the West finds it automatic and, at times, imperative that "the Oriental is contained and represented by dominating frameworks.
It is believed that Europe was introduced to Oriental rugs in the 11th century by crusaders who brought the rugs back from the Middle East.
Foremost among them, Oriental food ties in directly with the two overweaning trends in the food industry -- ethnic and healthy.
Sumitomo Chemical entered into an agreement with Oriental Chemical Industries and C.
Quarterly Net Income Attributable to New Oriental Increased by 14.
31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 146 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental that will be developed as part of a mixed-use project located on the Chao Phraya River.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Oriental Financial Group Inc.
Premiun brand Mandarin Oriental is to make its Middle East debut managing a new luxury resort and residences on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of AmandaHyndman as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.