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1) § 25. differently abled. 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...The term differently abled is sometimes proposed as a substitute for disabled or handicapped. Differently abled emphasizes the fact that many people with disabilities...

2) differently abled. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...not change the referent itself, as the quick casting aside of older euphemisms such as disabled and disadvantaged demonstrates. It is unclear whether more is gained...

3) disability, disabled, disadvantaged. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See CRIPPLE; DIFFERENTLY ABLED; UNDERPRIVILEGED. 1...

4) handicapped. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See CRIPPLE; DIFFERENTLY ABLED; HANDICAP PARKING; UNDERPRIVILEGED. 1...

5) cripple, crippled. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...having been deemed cruel and unfeeling. They have been replaced by euphemisms (handicapped, disabled, disadvantaged, and the strained, most recent one, differently...

6) § 26. disabled / disability. 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...Disabled is the clear preference in contemporary American English in referring to people having either physical or mental impairments, with the impairments themselves...

7) § 16. challenged. 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...People who object to the terms handicapped and disabled as being too negative sometimes propose the substitution of challenged instead, especially in the phrase physically...

8) disabled. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Inoperative: a disabled vehicle. 2. Impaired, as in physical functioning: a disabled veteran; disabled children. (used with a pl. verb) Physically impaired people...

9) politically correct, P(.)C(.) political correctness. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...with new ones, primarily euphemisms: for example, some reformers urge that the euphemisms disabled and disadvantaged, which have largely replaced crippled, be themselves...

10) 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...colored crippled deaf deaf and dumb deaf-mute differently abled disabled / disability dumb Dutch elder elderly ethnicity / ethnic Eurasian Euro-American / European...

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