[Corpora-List] Numpties and bennies

Nicholas Sanders nix at semiotek.org
Wed Dec 6 13:35:00 CET 2006


Nope - no PC problems on the Scottish side of my family!


On 6 Dec 2006, at 12:06, Harold Somers wrote:


> A colleague has just emailed me suggesting that the word "numpty" has

> become non-PC because of its association with Downs syndrome. I've

> never

> made that association ... Has anyone else?





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