Regardless of the decision to spike the cartoon in the first place, it seems a very strange decision to spike it in the print edition and not in the online one. The good folk aren't particularly good to have around, but they have a lot of prior use of the term. De Montfort Hall in Leicester has made the politically correct move because the production team say dwarf is not a term "people feel comfortable with. But again, the intent was empowerment and pride; the opportunity for people like us to excel in athletic competition, to be America's best at something. I imagine just about everyone reading this just had a visceral reaction that wasn't positive, even though in much of the rest of the world it is the preferred terminology. Bigger is better mentality.
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Discarding useful terms is a loss in common knowledge. Popular Reviews Ant-Man and the Wasp. In answer to your question, personally, I still feel, as many do, that the term midget is akin to "nigger. I've become slightly confused by a turn of recent events. The Replacements' comical anti-stewardess song "Waitress In the Sky" recorded , lyrics by Paul Westerberg puts it together with euphemisms for two traditionally male low-status occupations: There seem to be two kinds of people who lack a certain measure of stature, also known as 'Little people:
Midget | Definition of Midget by Merriam-Webster
Share it with someone you care about. Migraine Triggers You Can Avoid. Mostly, I was in pursuit of being a genius but had to settle for a cheap laugh. Just the PC police probably makes up a loud minority of their ranks because that's generally how any offended group is. Currygan at last, for christ's sake Sep 20,
Tiffany Seibert February 12, at 5: People under the adult height of 4ft 10inches are legally considered dwarfs, the condition itself being called dwarfism. Shocking Diseases of the Mouth. The notion that a midget is as some dictionaries state a "normal dwarf, a person who is unusually short I think you ended this post with a really good point.