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  •  When I worked in this field, (5+ / 0-)

    the euphemism was "developmentally disabled."  This was difficult to turn into a pejorative because it is not easy to say.  But I'm sure some have figured out how to overcome the difficulty.

    •  I tried using that term (3+ / 0-)
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      in a paper at U London and was told it was obsolete and faintly patronising. I can't remember the term that was preferred because I cut that entire part of the paper out so I wouldn't have to use it.

      You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones

      by northsylvania on Wed May 08, 2013 at 07:56:07 AM PDT

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