Posted by Lewis on December 04, 2004
In Reply to: Top PC Words and Phrases - 2004 posted by ESC on December 04, 2004
: The Top Politically Correct Words and Phrases for 2004:
: 1. "Device" for master and "captured device" for slave in computer networking terminology
: 2. Non-same sex marriage, for marriage used in Democratic Presidential Primaries
: 3. Waitron for waiter or waitress
: 4. Red Sox Lover for Yankee Hater during the ALCS playoffs
: 5. "Higher Power" for God
: 6. Progressive for classical liberal
: 7. Incurious rather than more impolite invectives for President Bush (such as idiot or moron)
: 8. Insurgents substituting for terrorists in Iraq
: 9. Baristas rather than waitrons
: 10. First year student rather than Freshman, though Frosh is still acceptable.
: From The Global Language Monitoring Police. Details on the above and more interesting stuff at the GLM site: http://www.languagemonitor.com/
can I just ask - what the fk is that all about?