There are a lot of words we’re no longer supposed to use in polite company. For example, the words idiot, moron, even delusional aren’t appropriate — and for good reason. There are challenged, struggling people out there and using slang words about their condition as pejoratives is more than impolite, it’s hurtful. Likewise, there are many wonderful words of profanity we’re definitely not allowed to use on a family show. The more flowery among us have learned to tone down our expressions. Read the full story at ZDNet.
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Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).