“Emotionally Disturbed Persons” Struck From Newspeak Dictionary

One reason updates to the Newspeak Dictionary never stop is that soon after a euphemism is imposed, a euphemism is required for the euphemism, which has taken on the meaning of the word it replaced. For example, New York police officers would never be allowed to call lunatics “lunatics”; that would be offensive to lunatics. … Continue reading “Emotionally Disturbed Persons” Struck From Newspeak Dictionary