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Political "Correctness" watch

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    Pakistan's "image deficit" was the BBC's politically correct way of saying no one likes Pakistan.
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    (Original post by In2deep)
    Give me an example where you are being politically incorrect but not actually racist/sexist or anything else along those lines..

    actually really interested to hear replies..
    http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/l...icle738220.ece
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    That turned out to be a simple method of teaching children different colours- Baa Baa Black Sheep, Red Sheep, Blue Sheep, etc. In one nursery. Regardless, the usual suspects jumped on the story and twisted it beyond recognition, before it was duly picked up and repackaged even more sensationally by a legion of tabloids and bloggers with axes to grind.
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    (Original post by creak)
    Can you define 'Political Correctness', OP?
    I take it to mean 'not being an ********'...
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    (Original post by Barden)
    I take it to mean 'not being an ********'...
    Yeh, that's what I figured. No wonder the OP has a problem with it!
 
 
 
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