Cubicle Confidential

You Can't Say That Anymore!

August 10, 2022 Mary Abbajay & Chris DeSantis Season 2 Episode 59
Cubicle Confidential
You Can't Say That Anymore!
Show Notes

Are you using common words and phrases that are now considered socially inappropriate? Culturally appropriated or insensitive? Derogatory? Overly gendered? Non-inclusive? Or just annoying and overused? If so, you are not alone. In this episode, Mary and Chris explore words and phrases that are now deemed problematic.

We’d love to tell you what they are, but we don’t want to get in trouble with the language police, so you’ll have to listen to learn what is acceptable and what isn’t in today’s enlightened and more inclusive world. Don’t say that we didn’t warn you.

 And just for the record, we’ll miss some of these expressions!

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 Check out the University of Washington’s Guide to Inclusive Language: https://itconnect.uw.edu/work/inclusive-language-guide/