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A new twist in the political-correctness-in-higher-education fracas! Washington State University announced on Monday that it wouldn’t allow professors to put blanket bans on particular words in their classes, on threat of lower grades or class failure.

Specifically, one women’s studies course syllabus said the following:
“Gross generalizations, stereotypes and derogatory/oppressive languageREAD MORE »


In recent years, a bevy of celebrities — from A-list to Z-list — have been busted using language or behaving in a way that goes against typical societal notions of political correctness. And thanks to the Internet, everyone on the planet is the wiser. This week, a photograph of Miley Cyrus slanting her eyes in… READ MORE »