Australian Christians are not very happy, to say the least, about changes to the national curriculum that will see the terms BC (Before Christ) and AD (Anno Domini) dropped from text books in favour of the neutral, more politically correct, non-religious terms BCE (Before Common Era), BP (Before Present) and CE (Common Era).
Sudbury Council in Suffolk, England, has taken political correctness to the next level, and upset the local population, by banning the traditional bingo calls ‘two fat ladies (88)’ and ‘legs eleven (11)’ in case it causes offence and they are sued by overweight players or women who find the terms sexist Bingo callers must now only use the actual numbers …
Government quangos have once again been busy wasting taxpayer money to come up with more phrases they consider should be ‘banned’ under the pretext of political correctness in order to avoid possible offence.
In keeping with Ofsted guidelines, Yorkshire Coast College has amended its school calendar to read ‘End of Term Break’ instead of Christmas and Easter for fear of offending ethnic minorities! Some bright spark has even been referring to ‘Winterval’. Hideous.