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The official politically correct dictionary and handbook

1st ed.

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Published by Villard Books in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

WELCOME TO THE NINETIES!
But you'd better watch what you say ...
Do you remember when people were "dishonest" not "ethically disoriented", "drunk" not "chemically inconvenienced", "fat" not "horizontally challenged" or "old" not "experientially enhanced"?
You do? then you must forget such political incorrectnesses - and learn the language of the future. Only with this comprehensive, exhaustively researched reference work can you find out exactly what you can say, what you can't say, who says, and why.
Read this book and never again will you refer to: the ugly bald shoplifter who is a sadomasochistic wino.
You will be politically correct and say: the cosmetically different, follicularly challenged nontraditional shopper is a differently pleasured, substance abuse survivor!
Whether you're oppressor or victim (or both) The Official Politically Correct Dictionary and Handbook is essential-and highly entertaining-reading.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 818/.5402
Library of Congress PN6162 .B372 1992

The Physical Object

Pagination xiii, 176 p. :
Number of pages 176

ID Numbers

Open Library OL1566889M
Internet Archive officialpolitica00bear
ISBN 10 0679741135
LC Control Number 91050972
Library Thing 460698
Goodreads 995667

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