Ed Driscoll

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS--NOW IT'S TRULY TONE DEAF

Joanne Jacobs writes that in England, the PC clean-up crew is trying to get sign language changed because they feel it relies on outdated social stereotypes. But deaf Britons are resisting.

In some respects, written English has already been split into two languages–one that’s traditional and one that’s PC (for very simple examples, changing Christmas to holidays, mankind to humankind, etc.). It looks like sign language could be headed in the same Babel-like direction.