This step-by-step introduction to politically correct language tells what's what in P.C.L., who says so, and why. Includes handy illustrated reference guide.
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ed and up-to-the-minute, a bestselling guide to survival in multicultural America in the sensitive 1990s. Includes even more real and satirical definitions to help keep thought cops away. Illustrated throughout.From Library Journal:
Beard and Cerf ( The Book of Sequels , LJ 11/15/90) present this outrageously funny lexicon in which they define and prescribe politically correct terms and phrases destined to severely euphemize common usage for generations to come. It includes a politically incorrect-correct usage handbook, as well as a section devoted to "other suspect words, concepts and heroes." It will be especially handy for politicians and business executives. It's simply indispensable if you hear a neighbor talk about her new "botanical companion" (plant) after you've only just discovered her "significant other" (a.k.a. "partner") is really her husband, a "follicularly challenged" (bald) "person of stupor" (wino) with "alternative dentation" (false teeth). While not expected to replace Strunk and White, this is a droll reminder of what's happening to contemporary English usage. We're sounding more like the Coneheads every day. Highly recommended.
- Joe Accardi, Northeastern Illinois Univ. Lib., Chicago
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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