“Dinosaur,” “Birthday,” and More Banned in New York Schools


Taking political correctness to new extremes, the New York City Department of Education has banned the following words from tests (this is a non-exhaustive list):

birthday – could be offensive to Jehovah’s Witnesses

Halloween – references Paganism

dinosaur – reference to evolution

dancing – offensive to students whose religion bans dancing (references to ballet dance won’t be affected)

home computers – reference to economic disparity amongst students

Reminds me of this:


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