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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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The harem is a recurrent trope of Orientalist painting.
Much like the work of Europe's 19th-century Orientalist painters, however, the work is interesting not for what it says about Beirut, but for what it says about the artist.
The conference, which gave the world's foremost experts on Orientalism the opportunity to come together and discuss both their research and the future of Orientalist study, was a truly international gathering.
Racial rearticulation maintains and reinforces the power imbalance of Orientalist racial projects, while cultural rearticulation may not.
Like Nerval and other Romantic writers, Dunsany faced the task of reconciling the physical realities of the East he encountered in his journeys with the set of received Orientalist ideas and images which he had been using ever since his 1905 debut work The Gods of Pegana to aid in portraying his imaginary worlds.
The Orientalist Museum is to host its own version of the "BartholomEnus Schachman (1559 -- 1614): the Art of Travel" exhibition in the Alriwaq Doha exhibition space from November 15, 2012 to February 11, 2013.
An Orientalist subject is explored and seen through the eyes of an artist intimately familiar with the culture he documents.
Al-Taee argues that Orientalist musical works are not merely "decorative" and "innocent," and urges scholars to engage with the political contexts and complex issues encapsulated in the East-West binary (p.
Besides the permanent Orientalist collection and ongoing programme of conducting international and regional exhibitions, the museum will exhibit the prestigious collections of a visionary modernist, Ibrahim El Salahi, on March 20.
scenes were of Algerian domestic life, and of all the American Orientalists, Bridgman was the most interested in depicting the Algerian woman.
If Said's study centered on the works of French and English Orientalists, the readers are left in the dark as to the methods and opinions of their German colleagues.
Combat autour d'un sou by Etienne DinetWhile some Orientalist artists had negative viewpoints towards the East and regarded it through colonial eyes, other artists presented works flowing with honesty and reality, as they tackled the East with the mentality of the intellectual searching for the essence of the Orient.