A university has published a list of not-to-be-used words which as well as obvious suggestions also lists “grandfather,” “minority.” and even “red”.
.According to the guide, words such as “grandfather,” “housekeeping,” “minority,” “ninja,” and “lame” are considered “problematic words.”For example, the language guide states that the word “lame” is considered problematic because it’s “ableist.”“This word is offensive, even when it’s used in slang for uncool because it’s using a disability in a negative way to imply that the opposite, which would be not lame, to be superior,” the guide states.
The guide also states that the term “minority” implies a ‘less than’ attitude toward a certain community.“When ‘minority’ is used to refer to other races or abilities, used as a generalised term for ‘the other’ and implies a ‘less than’ attitude toward the community or communities being discussed,” the guide states.
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What utter crap Stupid 2020-22 will be known as the years of covid and loss of common sence What a disgusting WOKE decision … grandfather banned ? Ffs… !! That's going to save the HeraldSun a lot of money in ink, they would just about have nothing to say ... well that's just 'double plus ungood' Orwell
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According to the guide, words such as “grandfather,” “housekeeping,” “minority,” “ninja,” and “lame” are considered “problematic words.” For example, the language guide states that the word “lame” is considered problematic because it’s “ableist. During oral arguments for Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization last year, a majority of the court appeared ready to severely weaken or overturn Roe v Wade, allowing dozens of Republican-led states to acutely restrict access, or ban abortion entirely.” “This word is offensive, even when it’s used in slang for uncool because it’s using a disability in a negative way to imply that the opposite, which would be not lame, to be superior,” the guide states. The Treasury Department rolled out sanctions against four current and former Ukrainian officials it said were involved in Kremlin-directed influence activities to destabilise Ukraine. The guide also states that the term “minority” implies a ‘less than’ attitude toward a certain community. Such a reversal would be historic. “When ‘minority’ is used to refer to other races or abilities, used as a generalised term for ‘the other’ and implies a ‘less than’ attitude toward the community or communities being discussed,” the guide states. Mr Sivkovich was the only former Ukrainian politician named in both the US and UK announcements.
Inclusive language guide at the US University of Washington Staff advised against using the term ‘Grandfather’ The guide considers “grandfather” a “problematic word” because the term was “used as a way to exempt some people from a change because of conditions that existed before the change. But options would still be far more limited. The Treasury said the four individuals — two of whom are current members of Ukraine's Parliament — were acting under the direction of a Russian intelligence service sanctioned by the US and played "various roles" in Russia's "global influence campaign to destabilise sovereign countries in support of the Kremlin's political objectives.” “‘Grandfather clause’ originated in the American South in the 1890s as a way to defy the 15th Amendment and prevent black Americans from voting,” the guide explains. “Housekeeping,” is another “problematic” word that the guide recommends should be avoided by others working in the information technology industry because it can “feel gendered. ‘I couldn’t stop shaking’ Illustration: Rena Li/The 19th The illegal abortion was in 1966.” Phrases with “man” such as “manpower,” “man hours,” or “man-in-the-middle” is considered “not inclusive” and “thus sexist. A member of Ukraine's Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the Armed Forces, trains in a city park in Kyiv.” The language guide also considers “preferred pronouns” as “problematic” because the term “preferred” suggests that “a person’s pronoun is optional. It was the first guy I slept with, and I did not know shit about birth control or any other thing..
” Language such as “no can do,” “spirit animal,” and separating groups based on certain colours is “racist” or culturally appropriative. ‘Racist tropes’ According to the language guide, using “red,” white,” or “yellow” to separate different teams is based on “racist tropes. I had a very good friend who was at Goucher College, in Townsend, Maryland. The comments from both countries came just hours after Russia's Foreign Ministry confirmed its demand for NATO to pull back troops from parts of eastern Europe included Bulgaria and Romania.” “Using colours based as racist tropes — labelling [sic] ‘white’ as good, ‘black’ as bad, ‘red’ as attackers, or ‘yellow’ as excluded third parties — is offensive,” the guide states. The term “spirit animal” is also “problematic” because it uses “cultural appropriation,” according to the guide. So I got myself to Baltimore. Employees within the University of Washington information technology department are also encouraged to contact vendors who use the “problematic words and phrases” and ask them to avoid terms that come from “racist, ableist and/or sexist origins. Bulgaria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged Moscow to "show respect to the foreign policy choice consciously made by Bulgaria". Bulgaria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged Moscow to "show respect to the foreign policy choice consciously made by Bulgaria".
” More Coverage Scathing attack on ‘ludicrous’ woke company The web page gives a sample prompt for employees to use when sending emails to vendors about this issue as well. She gave me a little tiny folded piece of paper with a phone number on it. “Unfortunately, in working with your product/service we have identified language that can be considered offensive due to its racist, ableist and/or sexist origins,” the email prompt states. “Can you let us know what efforts you are undertaking to move away from this language so as to create a more inclusive product/service?” Originally published as . We agree on a date and a pickup point, which was on Utah Street in downtown Baltimore, in front of a movie theater. (AP Photo/Andriy Andriyenko) (AP) Russia and NATO have been at loggerheads since late last year, when the Kremlin deployed an estimated 100,000 troops to its border with Ukraine.