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Re: "PC" anecdote--actually language related

From:Hawksinger <hawksinger@...>
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. -- Brad Coon listowner battleship-l (home pg. et al.) (outdoor and prim.skills) (wine and whisky pgs) Civilize the mind and make savage the body. (Chinese proverb)