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What does PC stand for?

PC stands for Politically Correct

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Defenders of politically correct language claim that it is a civilizing influence on society, that it discourages the use of words that have negative or offensive connotations and thereby grants respect to people who are the victims of unfair stereotypes.
There must be 500 golf clubs over there that won't even let you down the drive if you don't fit in" Golf commentator Peter Alliss "Those politically correct whingers who complain that the Prince of Wales, fully in line with his constitutional rights and duties, wrote to eight Government departments over three years, are proving him right yet again" Historian Andrew Roberts on the Prince of Wales' complaint about politically correct interference "I personally find going to theatre is enjoyable about one time in 20, and the other 19 you're just going 'Oh, come on.
For too long the politically correct brigade have sought to elevate other religious festivals while downgrading Christmas as the most important date in the Christian calendar.
The term Civil War is a politically correct title referring to what Congress in the 1920s officially classified as the "War Between the States.
Guided by professors or order students, she introduces politically correct subjects for online discussion.