illustrated threads linked above, unillustrated suggestions listed below
Alas, no blue crayon. And come now, even I can't invent a justification for including the TARDIS in this alphabet.
I know I like to dip mine at least three times a day.
"What goes in dry, comes out wet and satisfies two people?" Yes, the authentic riddle of the sphinx... nevermind that 4 legs 2 legs 3 legs rubbish.
In the Wikipedia national sterotypes page* it claimed that we Brits drink tea all the time and eat crumpets, which would be offensive if it weren't absolutely true (I must be on at least my 6th mug of tea today, one an hour is not unusual until the beer takes over). 'Crumpet' is going into the alphabet when I have a moment, 'Teabag'** however has no shadow of unPCness about it that I can see?
* Spotted by the School Bully at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_stereotypes - though the crumpet reference has now been removed.
** Fairtrade of course.
Every day you learn something new!
As in false teeth. I don't think mine wouldn't be so disgusting (if I needed them), but having to look at somebody else's choppers laying on the bedside table sends a little shiver up my back.
Off the subject, I did a little research on the net yesterday on the British/American language thing and was astounded at the number of words on the list. It's amazing that we can even understand what the other person is saying.
A friend of mine from long ago (Phyllis Merikallio, how are you doing?) was compiling a humourous Anglo-American dictionary, I provided her with the translation Bollocks = Nuts: as both nouns and emphatics they have similar weight and meaning.
Back on subject, hmm, teeth. Has an 'ick' factor and may well have been used in the past. Not sure if it's specifically non-PC. I'll consider while I fill in some other gaps.
As a little addendum... to the tune of "You say Poe-Tay-Toe, I say Padada", the following has occurred to me
(I've put in little asterisks for vowels, because who knows, we might get picked up by Google and I'd hate to lose the chance to corrupt minors by being banned by Net Nanny):
UK Sl*t = US Tr*mp - u & a
OK, so you Yanks call the money you put in a common fund a K*tty as well. I was on a roll there though wasn't I? I'll send a packet of ginger biscuits to the person who can do better. Honestly, I will. I'll need your name and address though.
....or is it freedom fighter? Currently, Irish terrorists out of fashion, or have gone into government. Suppose it's got to be Islamic?
I think most people would identify with a Terrorist of Middle Eastern appearance.
Thatcher Thatcher, Milk Snatcher.
Say what you like about her (no, really, do - I won't edit it). Although Margaret's marbles have long since joined those of her old bosum buddy Ronald Reagan her corpse lives on. She gave us the 80s. Or rather, stole the 80s and gave it to big business, armed only with her handbag and "the eyes of Caligula and the mouth of Marilyn Monroe".
"There is no such thing as society", "We are a grandmother", "Everyone should have a Willy". How can we forget her? Suggestions please.
Not politically incorrect in the correct sense, but to all other senses unacceptable.
See also comment under Empire.
You could illustrate Tourette's with an angelic figure shouting Cnut. (Or would this show dyslexia?)
Tranny (Transistor Radio)
I thought you could give the word tranny through the form of a transistor radio. It first occured to me when my grandfather said that his tranny wasnt working.
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