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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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At first sight the presence there of a cemetery with Orientalising grave-goods might come as a surprise but we must remember that routes into the interior followed the course of the rivers; at any rate it is in the settlements located in the immediate proximity of rivers that the greatest number of Phoenician or Orientalising artefacts are found and Medellin is one such settlement.
Medellin's character, in fact its exceptional character (when contrasted with the Indo-European cultural milieu of the central Iberian plateaus) as an advance post of southern Orientalising cultures is evident.
Moreover, the recent discovery of a stone sculpture showing clear Phoenician influence in the Tartessian village of Carmona (Belen & Garcia Morillo 2006) indicates this type of sculpture was already present in pre-Iberian times, Therefore, the origins of Iberian stone sculpture must be searched on the Orientalising period, with strong links with Phoenician religion and iconography.
A small number of imported signed objects arrived in the Iberian Peninsula, such as the sixth-century BC fragmented kylix attributed to Eucherios, found at a tomb in the Orientalising site of Medellin (Olmos 2000: 261).
Certainly, the iconography of the previous Orientalising period also made use of signs, but in a different way.
According to Celestino Perez and Lopez-Ruiz (2006: 90), they 'reached their maximum geographic expansion and complexity at the beginning of the Orientalising period" equated grosso modo with the eighth century BC.
Given the presence of class C I helmets on group IIc stelae, it thus is highly unlikely that the bulk of stelae with human figures can be dated to the Orientalising period.
More importantly, we have to consider the iconographic transformation that the stelae underwent during the orientalising period.
Returning to ancient Iberia, and despite the generalised gap in the record of the ox-hide ingots or their representations between the twelfth and the seventh centuries BC, this type of oriental Mediterranean motif seems to have had a clear impact on the iconography that appears in the Iberian Peninsula precisely during the orientalising period.