First known example of political correctness was Re: Language-generating software (was Re: Replies to my
|From:||BP Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 15, 2003, 12:05|
At 15:47 13.1.2003 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
Not at all the first known example. The one in the sig below is even from
For the Latin challenged it means "They make a wilderness and call it peace".
B.Philip Jonsson mailto:melrochX@melroch.net (delete X)
Solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant!
>First known example of political correctness: John Cowan
>"After Nurhachi had united all the other http://www.reutershealth.com
>Jurchen tribes under the leadership of the http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
>Manchus, his successor Abahai (1592-1643) email@example.com
>issued an order that the name Jurchen should --S. Robert Ramsey,
>be banned, and from then on, they were all _The Languages of China_
>to be called Manchus."