Teaching Moments

Politically Correct or Simple Respect?

  Today in my class, we were discussing euphemisms and doublespeak.  One of my students raised his hand and asked if political correctness was a form of euphemism or doublespeak.  I quickly started to answer no and then rethought that response and asked him to define what he meant my "political correctness" as I felt… Continue reading Politically Correct or Simple Respect?