Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Dinosaur is a naughty word

War On Words: NYC Dept. Of Education Wants 50 ‘Forbidden’ Words Banned From Standardized Tests. 'Dinosaur,' 'Birthday,' 'Halloween,' 'Poverty,' 'Divorce' Among Those Suggested.


  1. The word "nigger" does not come from the Spanish word, "negro", but from the Niger River in Africa, which was the area where most of the slaves came from.

    1. And word "niggardly"?

      Anyway, you are wrong.

  2. Just want to correct a bit: New Speak was the Ingsoc (new speak for: English socialisms) reduced language. Duck-speak or to quack like a duck was a new speak frase that was (as most new speak words) both positive and negative. To quack like a duck was to talk nonsense, but if you talked ingsock nonsense that was double-plus-good, but if anyone did any thought-crime duck speak that was double-plus-ungood.