Skip to comments.University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Now Offensive
Posted on 07/30/2015 7:31:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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It doesn’t matter what you say. You can pick a word out of the dictionary at random and these feel-goodies will find a way to reach back way in their superior intellect and tell you how it is offensive.
Pull any and all Federal funding going to the place.
If they don’t like America—Screw ‘em.
The problem with “senior citizen” is that some old people aren’t citizens, so they could feel “excluded.” “Old” has problems, of course: some people don’t like the idea of being old, and also, it’s not precise.
“People of size” is the dumbest, since everyone has a size.
Suddenly, I finding the word “University” irrelevant~
I agree that many forget or do not think about the 'Americas' and all that they contain but no other country in the Americas calls themselves that - we are 'The United States of America'. They can even look at the money in their pockets, says it right on there.
When Canada changes their name to 'The Canadian Provinces of America', I'll be sure to clarify which 'American' I am...
Other sex seems to imply that they’re are only two. Isn’t that wrong on universities these days? Bad, bad, bad.
Unless it refers to having sex “the other way”, which I’ve heard is all over universities these days, too.
But, seriously, “old people”??? We called them “senior citizens” because “old” was “offensive”!
“Opposite sex” implies an even number. That discriminates against those who perceive an odd number of sexes.
You’re probably supposed to say, “an other sex,” not “the other sex.”
If Russia can call themselves Russians, then we can call ourseves Ussians
When the official at the border asked "nationality"? I was told to respond "United States".
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