Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Words matter, be kind


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It's not about political correctness, it's about kindness and common decency. Contrary to the old "sticks and stones" adage, words can and do hurt.

3 comments:

Trish @ Another Piece of the Puzzle on March 31, 2009 at 9:21 AM said...

So true; it's all about having consideration for others, even if they are different from us.

therextras on March 31, 2009 at 9:07 PM said...

Be polite. A simple mantra to preclude all slurs.

Not a negative. Not a complete ban (for the few non-slur uses of the word, including as a legal label).

Barbara

K on March 31, 2009 at 11:59 PM said...

thanks for posting
Great reminder

 

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