Banning words is misguided

“Banning words is always the misguided byproduct of good social movements.”

–the character Gretchen Cutler on You’re the Worst (FXX)





One response to “Banning words is misguided”

  1. Banning the words male & female? Not quite | Daniel Greene Avatar

    […] I am not a fan of banning words, but I do believe teachers should prepare their students to be writers in the workplace. Stylebooks of publishing houses and such widely influential associations such as the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook and American Psychological Association (APA) all have words they deprecate. Another teacher at UTK writes this in their syllabus in “A Note on [In]appropriate Terminology”: […]


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