WCML 043: Sensitive Language Swaps with Katie Benedetto Jones

I say, “you kicked ass” and I’m praising
while talking of kicking. Amazing
how “fight” is polite.
So let us rewrite
The violence of everyday phrasing.


  • a partial list of violent language
  • glitterbomb → glitterfest
  • why is it important to rephrase violent language?
  • a partial list of sensitive language swaps
  • “hang in there”
  • “you guys”
  • Kyeli: The Last Truthbender
  • where to draw the line between self-expression and offending others?
  • cursing


You can find Katie at yellowrubberball.com or critter.co.

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