Wednesday, September 2, 2009


The Prophet Orwell from the Book of 1984 continues to come true...

Newspeak, a concept from the book 1984, is now implemented in Europe:

"The National Gallery in London believes that the phrase "gentleman’s agreement" is potentially offensive to women"

"The term "right-hand man" is also considered taboo by the gallery, with "second in command" being deemed more suitable."

"Dozens of quasi non-governmental organization and taxpayer-funded organizations have ordered a purge of common words and phrases so as not to cause offense."

"Among the everyday sayings that have been quietly dropped in a bid to stamp out racism and sexism are "whiter than white," "gentleman’s agreement," "black mark" and "right-hand man."

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