Poleetical correctness

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Political correctness (adjectivally: poleetically correct), commonly abbreviatit tae PC,[1] is a term which, in modren uisage, is uised tae describe leid, policies, or meisurs which are intendit nae tae offend or disadvantage ony pairticular group o fowk in society. In the media, the term is generally uised as a pejorative, implyin that these policies are excessive.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

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  4. Schultz, Debra L. (1993). "To Reclaim a Legacy of Diversity: Analyzing the 'Political Correctness' Debates in Higher Education" (PDF). New York: National Council for Research on Women.
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  8. Hughes, Geoffrey (2011). "Origins of the Phrase". Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture. John Wiley & Sons. "1975 - Peter Fuller". ISBN 978-1-4443-6029-5.