language

Experts say "don't tear the pants out it" might be more useful than "the toot of the bugle".
"Femdschämen" is a German word that describes the cringe brought on by reality TV shows and movies like Borat 2.
Stop using disability as a negative metaphor at work (and everywhere else).
Some seemingly innocuous terms in the English language have racist or otherwise problematic histories.
“Cancer is an unexpected lodger who turns up, messes things up and causes chaos. You finally get rid of them, then realise they’ve kept the key.”
"Fighter", "hero" and "cancer journey" are also no-nos.
“His language was so filthy that it made me like the most clean-cut human being on earth,” Trump said at a rally in Tennessee.
A strong tendency towards a predominantly English education system is noticeable in multilingual South African schools.
The term has a few origin stories.