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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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This article discusses the intriguing Orientalism in Oppenheim's collection against the backdrop of the emerging Orientalist visual culture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
10) Furthermore, she pointed out, the Orientalist stereotype of multiple wives was the exception, rather than the rule.
She comments on the misrepresentation of Arab women and culture in Orientalist art and in the West as she elaborates on the definitions of her basic topoi--the veil, the odalisque, and the harem.
This was in his Tafsir (exegesis) though, and not his Tarikh (history), which is another reason why so-called progressives and Orientalists alike rely more on the history volumes than the book of interpretation.
Rousseau's own struggles with being a foreigner to the duchies and classes that alternatively welcomed and excluded him are not at issue here, though they could be insofar as they register chez Rousseau the same refracting mirrored being of Orientalist poetics, Romantic style.
His history painting, inspired by Byzantium and the Bible, is also Orientalist in style.
It should come as no surprise that only eighty days after this meeting, a group of French painters and scholars led by Horace Vernet, an Orientalist genre painter who had traveled to Algeria with the French Army in 1833, and the Daguerreotypist Goupil-Fesquet went to Egypt to photograph Egyptian antiquity, nor is it a coincidence that as early as 1846, Daguerre's British counterpart, William Henry Fox Talbot, published a pamphlet titled "The Talbotype Applied to hieroglyphics" which was distributed among archaeologists and Orientalists.
If Scarsella's work is obliquely humorous, the exhibition text that accompany it is part of the joke, a list of Orientalist buzz words with little or no connection to today's Beirut.
Considering the latest geopolitical shifts in the region, I don't think that the situation has changed since then," the orientalist
In this richly contextualised double biography of two very different men from nineteenth-century Scotland, both Orientalist scholars and employees of the English East India Company and then the British Raj in India, Avril Powell has returned to examine characters who were "bit-players" in her first book Muslims and Missionaries in Pre-Mutiny India (Richmond, Surrey, 1993).
GE[micro]le was one of the very few academics that stood up against the pressures of the Kemalist oligarchic elite and challenged Islamophobic and Orientalist representations of Muslims.
Having discussed the televised pasantian meetings, Fox then revisits the Orientalist discourse on the mediation of religion through Old Javanese texts.