Skip to comments.Seattle To Ban ‘Potentially Offensive’ Words Like ‘Brown Bag’ And ‘Citizen’
Posted on 08/04/2013 9:28:41 AM PDT by yoe
Government workers in the city of Seattle have been advised that the terms "citizen" and "brown bag" are potentially offensive and may no longer be used in official documents and discussions.
KOMO-TV reports that the city's Office of Civil Rights instructed city workers in a recent internal memo to avoid using the words because some may find them offensive.
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These are dangerous people...just wait until they start witch hunts for the Anti-Politically Correct...it won't be long!
Kissing the ass of perverts and moral reprobates.
It won’t end well.
Too many politicians doing too many recreational drugs.
I have never in my entire life heard that term used to refer to anything but a paper grocery or sandwich bag. These people are insane. And they’re getting paid way to much if they have enough free time to sit around indulging their fantasies.
Please add the word: “Seattle” to the list of offensive words that ought to be banned. Whenever I hear that word it personally offends me. I can add to the list even further: New York, Los Angeles, Detroit, Obama, Chicago, Rahm Emmanuel, Pelosi.
Now, I wonder if Seattle will ban the word, Cracker?
On Black Racism planet. See, the offensive nature of the humble grocery sack originates in the alleged practices of African-American fraternities, sororities, churches and social clubs of the past century. Paper bags were supposedly used as a measure to determine whether potential members were light-skinned enough to be socially acceptable.
It was a dead practice, pretty much forgotten until some black writer mentioned it in a book. You'd think they'd just let it be, but nooo - they've gotta pick that scab.
I find “progressive” very offensive. Stupid, too.
It's insane because government at all levels has been infiltrated and taken over by insane evil controlling lunatics...
I wish this were just an exaggeration on my part. But it's not. This is no joke.
I have one offensive word in my home: OBAMA.
People who actually think up this stuff are mentally unstable.
...doesn’t the 1st Amendment prohibit this type of stuff?
Progressives are the ones who tell is that a progressive income tax is ok, because it's progressive, I guess (soak the rich!). On the other hand, a flat tax is regressive, because some how the lower income folks paying the same rate as higher income folks is unfair.
Makes sense to me, but only while I'm vacationing in Bizarro World.
I laughed out loud. Then I realized he was serious. And I was totally speechless.
If they think brown bag is bad, they have no idea what we call THEM behind their backs.
How about some substitute words then...like instead of brown bag, how about “cheap, high alcohol beverage enclosure”. And replacing ‘citizen’ is easy...’comrade’.
I find progressives offensive, I find their ideas highly offensive, someone spray Raid on them so these bugs will die.
Remember when they tried to deem “Chicago” a racist term?
Clearly, Seattle needs a new anti-plastic, pro-environment, special interest group, a non-profit registered with the friendly IRS, Citizens for Brown Bagging.