What words are no longer politically correct?

List of politically incorrect words and their correct alternatives

Alternatives Terms no longer in use
Manager Manageress
Outcast Black sheep
Overweight Fat
People with disabilities or disabled people The disabled

What are some examples of political correctness?

Some everyday examples of politically correct behaviour include: Asking a person about their ‘partner’, instead of using gendered terms like ‘girlfriend/boyfriend’ or ‘husband/wife’. You might choose to do this to avoid assuming the person’s sexual orientation or gender, or even that they have chosen to be married.

What are examples of politically correct words?

100 Politically Correct (PC) Euphemisms

  • able-bodied > non-disabled.
  • actress > actor.
  • Australian Aborigine > Native Australian.
  • bald > follically challenged.
  • barman > bar attendant.
  • bin man > cleanliness technician.
  • black bag > bin bag.
  • black person > Person of Colour.

What do I say about children?

Positive Things to Say to Your Child

  • I’m grateful for you.
  • You make me proud.
  • Your words are meaningful.
  • You have great ideas.
  • I love being your parent.
  • You don’t have to be perfect to be great.
  • Your opinions matter.
  • You are important.

What is a good family quote?

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” “Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them out and enjoy their riches.” “The memories we make with our family is everything.” “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.”

What does PC mean in politics?

Political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated PC) is a term used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.

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