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Thread: Ever changing Political Correctness

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    Socialitest Bravo's Avatar
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    Ever changing Political Correctness

    does anyone have any insight on why certain words describing races/ethnicites become passe, even offensive?

    for example, does anyone know anything about why the word "oriental" is considered offensive to asians?

    and anyone have an understanding of the evolution of colored to black to african-americans? why is colored considered worse than black? and why is african american considered more PC than saying black?
    Last edited by Bravo; 11-12-2008 at 03:30 AM.

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