Society Issues Language Political Correctness
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Sites concerning efforts to make language conform to some ideology; in particular, to make the English language more "inclusive" and "sensitive."

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Against the Theory of Sexist Language
Linguistic argument refuting the assumptions behind feminist efforts to reform the English language.
On Freedom of Expression and Campus Speech Codes
A policy statement from the American Association of University Professors.
Political Correctness
An essay on its nature, origin and impact.
Politically Correct Unix Programming
List of names of programs and terms from Unix and how they would be made politically correct.
Principles of Newspeak
The appendix to George Orwell's 1984, analyzing totalitarian abuses of language.
Relativistic Patterns in Totalitarian Thinking
An inquiry into the language of Soviet ideology by Mikhail Epstein.
Sensitive Language
A guide to forms of language preferred by "progressives."
Case Tests City's Speech Ordinance
A Michigan housewife is sent to jail for using an ethnic epithet. (August 12, 2000)

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