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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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In this report, the firm rated New Oriental a "Strong Sell because it is probable that EDU will have a significant restatement" and indicated that it was possible that its auditor would resign.
The Rosen Law Firm is preparing class action lawsuit on behalf of New Oriental shareholders to recover investors' losses.
We are very pleased to announce this transaction, which combines two of the healthiest banks on the Island to create a market leading bank that is strongly capitalized, locally controlled and totally focused on serving the needs of Puerto Rico businesses and consumers," said Jose Rafael Fernandez, President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Oriental.
The notes are rated at the same level as the Issuer Default Rating of Yancheng Oriental, due to the strong link between OCC and Yancheng Oriental, and the keepwell and liquidity support deed and the deed of equity interest purchase undertaking granted by Yancheng Oriental, which provide additional support and transfer the ultimate responsibility of payment to Yancheng Oriental.
1 is hoisted over Southern Leyte, southern portion of Leyte, Bohol, Southern Cebu, rest of Negros Oriental, and southern Negros Occidental, Dinagat Island, rest of Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur, North Cotabato, Maguindanao, rest of Zamboanga del Norte, rest of Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay.
Its three principal subsidiaries, Oriental Bank, Oriental Financial Services and Oriental Insurance, provide a wide range of retail and commercial banking, lending and wealth management products, services and technology, primarily in Puerto Rico, through 48 financial centers.
The Mandarin Oriental group is currently increasing its hold in the MENA region, including reported launches in Beirut , Marrakech and also Dubai by 2017.
Mandarin Oriental has managed the 148-room Hotel, which is situated on Boylston Street in Boston, under a management contract since its opening in 2008.
This was bared yesterday by Oriental Mindoro Representative Reynaldo V.
Now focused on the Oriental Weavers name, the new branding better reflects the overall company, which was founded in the U.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Board of Directors of Oriental Financial Group Inc.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it has signed a new partnership with Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways.