Air Force: Words Like 'Boy' and 'Girl' Could Be Offensive
The Air Force fears that words like boy, girl, colonial and blacklist might offend people, according to an email sent to Airmen at Joint Base San Antonio. An outraged Airman sent me a copy of the email as evidence the military is still infected with Obama-era political correctness. The email included an attachment that listed a number of words and phrases that might be construed as offensive. Now, to be fair there were some legitimately offensive and racially charged words and phrases on the list. But also included on the list were the words boy and girl. The email was written by a senior Air Force leader and was sent to an untold number of personnel at Lackland Air Force Base. Airmen were advised to study a list of words and phrases that “may be construed offensive.” Here’s a partial list of the dubious words and phrases deemed troublesome by the Air Force:
Sounds Greek to me
Blondes have more fun
Too many chiefs, not enough Indians
“Please be cognizant that such conduct is 100 percent zero tolerance in or outside of the work climate,” the email read.
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