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futsanglung Post time: 2016-5-23 14:18
Many words can become bad if used in certain ways, make a new word and that will also become bad g ...

That means language is growing.

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samlam Post time: 2016-5-23 15:02
That means language is growing.

No, it means innocent words are highjacked for political motives.

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Limiting the use of words is a precursor to controlling how people think.
the whole 'ban it' attitude is just a way to implement more control.

Should Chinese people be banned from calling non-Chinese 'laowei', as this id often used in a racist/offensive way.

I suggest you read '1984'

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It is easy for social do-gooders to exaggerate political correctness. Maybe America should concentrate on getting rid of the disgusting language that it readily accepts in its films and tv programmes. It does not reflect real life there, but influences the worst development of the language.
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