End of ADS-L Digest - 20 Nov 1995 to 21 Nov 1995 ************************************************ There are 7 messages totalling 249 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. PC Language (2) 2. PC (3) 3. Hannah Cowley (fwd) 4. Turkish Language - Melungeon question (fwd) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 22 Nov 1995 07:12:35 -0500 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: PC Language Kathleen M. O'Neill wrote: >> Retarded people, formerly known as mongoloids now have "Downs syndrome." > >JFTR, I wanted to note the difference between >"retarded" and "Downs syndrome." >One, as I'm sure you're aware, is not >necessarily the other. > >But I am perhaps taking this too precisely -- >it occurs to me that you may have meant >"formerly known as mongoloids" as a qualifier >for "retarded people." > >If that is so, then oops! I have no issue. =^] > That's exactly the way I meant it. --SETH