End of ADS-L Digest - 14 Oct 1994 to 16 Oct 1994 ************************************************ There are 9 messages totalling 378 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. offending idioms (6) 2. GURT 1995 (long posting) 3. Watch your s-mail (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 17 Oct 1994 09:16:09 -0600 From: Judy Kuster Subject: offending idioms I am preparing a lecture on cultural sensitivity and language and wonder if anyone can help me think of examples of idioms that are insensitive to ethnic origin, religion, race, gender, etc. I've thought of a few - Indian giver, Jewed him down, More bang for the buck. Anyone think of any more - or suggest where I might find some? Thanks for any suggestions. Judy Kuster[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]vax1.mankato.msus.edu