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It could be construed as a black day for the English language — but not if you work in the public sector.
Dozens of quangos and taxpayer-funded organisations have ordered a purge of common words and phrases so as not to cause offence.
Among the everyday sayings that have been quietly dropped in a bid to stamp out racism and sexism are “whiter than white”, “gentleman’s agreement”, “black mark” and “right-hand man”.
Originally posted by derpif
When will the people from Hamburg stand up and demand to ban the racist term Hamburger. I mean not everyone in Hamburg look like that.
Originally posted by Chakotay
Plead Tourett's Syndrome. Just cuss all the time in every imaginable way. Then you will be a disabled person and by law they will not be able to stop you from SAYING ANYTHING YOU WANT