Now, the next time someone says your being paranoid by your derision of the PC craze stupidity, or says that it doesn’t cause trouble… point ’em at this gem.

Heavens, don’t call her a lady. And forget about “gentleman,” “history,” “chairman,” “manmade,” “Mrs.,” “normal couple” and “postman” — along with 32 other terms. They have all been deemed “unacceptable language” by the exquisitely sensitive folks at Stockport College in northwestern England and banned from the campus.

Words like “history” and “postman” were “sexist,” “lady” and “gentleman” had “unwanted class implications.” No one can say “queer” or “cripple” except in cases where “gay or disabled people have reclaimed them. – link