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Al Jazeera English Goes in For Political Correctness: Bans terms 'terrorist', 'Islamist', 'extremism'

By Todd Starnes

In the wake of Tuesday’s attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Libya, an Al Jazeera English executive reportedly sent an e-mail to employees banning the use of terms including “terrorists,” “extremism,” and “Islamist.” 139 more words

Texas Town Now Crime Free

Junction City, TX, January 17, 2015, Star-Gazer News Service–Junction City is now the first crime free town in the nation thanks to a sweeping set of new ordinances passed by the city council and signed by Mayor Clark Trail. 349 more words

Jock Stewart

List: Please Save 'Knavery,' 'Flapdoodle' And 'Rapscallion'

DETROIT (AP) – As a new year dawns, a Detroit university wants to bring worthy words back from the brink.

Knavery, you say? Well the word for “a roguish or mischievous act” is among 10 phrases that comprise Wayne State University’s annual Word Warriors list. 87 more words


Foodie, bae and takeaway part of banned words list

DETROIT (AP) – Northern Michigan’s Lake Superior State University has polished off one of its skill sets and curated its 40th List of Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and Uselessness. 110 more words


List: Ban 'Bae,' 'Foodie,' 'Takeaway' From Lexicon

(WLNS) – Hey, bae: It’s time again for a curated list of words and phrases that linguists wish they could hurl into the polar vortex. 96 more words