Re: "PC" anecdote--actually language related
|Date:||Thursday, May 20, 1999, 23:06|
John Cowan wrote:
> Bryan Maloney wrote:
> [anecdote snipped]
> My understanding in brief: Leftists originated the term, sometimes
> seriously, more often as a satire on other leftists whom they
> perceived as excessively doctrinaire. Rightists popularized the
> term as a catchphrase for what they perceived as a serious problem.
>Supposedly Maoist in origin, it was used by the Maoist group in
Berkeley, the name of which is escaping me now.
http://www.ipfw.indiana.edu/east1/coon/web/index.htm (home pg. et al.)
http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Gorge/7264 (outdoor and prim.skills)
http://members.tripod.com/~Hawksinger (wine and whisky pgs)
Civilize the mind and make savage the body. (Chinese proverb)