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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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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.
Moreover, what is distinctive about present-day Western news discourses is that even as they provide greater visibility to the Orient and its citizens, and thereby create a semblance of liberalism that puts the West on a more righteous pedestal even in the wake of the global financial crisis, the reader/viewer is allowed to conclude that their Orientalising of the non-Western 'other' is well informed (and in some cases, also well intentioned).
Apart from the allusion to the dangerous sexuality of black and yellow woman, as in Orientalising representations of 'other' women, also underscoring this remark is a whole history of, to say the least, uneasy relationships between female slave owners, and female slaves.
6) Still more successful was a range of maiolica decorated mainly in blue in more or less orientalising styles, sometimes directly imitating imported Valencian lustreware.
The exhibition includes only eleven paintings that derive from Algiers, some of them slight and informal sketches, framed by an earlier Oriental-costumed portrait and a group of late works showing figures in Orientalising costume.