Watch Out For These 13 Politically Correct Terms We’ll All Be Using One Day

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Over the past decade, political correctness has been slowly creeping its way into the English-language. While it may have arisen as a way to and promote equality and remove discrimination, it is feared that soon we won’t be able to say anything without upsetting someone. So let us prepare ourselves for this inevitable change by exploring inoffensive alternatives to some of our well-known words.

 1. Grumpy

Definition: in a bad mood, sulky, ill-tempered
Politically Correct Version: happiness-challenged

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2. Single

Definition: unmarried, alone, partnerless, not one of several
Politically Correct Version: romantically-challenged

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3. Alcoholic.

Definition: suffering from alcoholism, heavy-drinker, one who gets ‘turnt up’ regularly
Politically Correct Version: Ethanol-challenged

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4. Weird

Definition: very strange, bizarre, wacko, off-the-wall
Politically Correct Version: reality-challenged

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5. Broke

Definition: penniless, bankrupt, one who is completely without money
Politically Correct Version: financially-challenged

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6. Stressed

Definition: subject to pressure, emotionally strained, so done with the world
Politically Correct Version: relaxationally-challenged

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7. Dirty

Definition: filthy, indecent, x-rated, blue
Politically Correct Version: innocence-challenged

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8. Messy

Definition: untidy, grubby, a student
Politically Correct Version: organizationally-challenged

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9. Lazy

Definition: unwilling to use energy, idle, work-shy, a student
Politically Correct Version: Monday-afternoon-challenged

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10. Muggle

Definition: a non-magic person, ordinary, not special
Politically Correct Version: magically-challenged

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11. Lost

Definition: unable to find one’s way, off-track, scatterbrained
Politically Correct Version: directionally-challenged

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12. Old

Definition: no longer young, elderly, past it
Politically Correct Version: youthfullychallenged

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13. Dead

Definition: no longer alive, passed on, sleeping with the fishes
Politically Correct Version: electroencephalographically-dhallenged

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