horizontally gifted:

A politically correct way of calling someone fat

Can horizontally gifted still be offensive? Or is it an absolutely safe way to describe someone overweight if we have to find the right words to do it, without hurting anyone?

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    It sounds like derision to me.
    – Centaurus
    Commented Nov 23, 2018 at 0:32
  • I’ve heard that plump is a less hurtful term than fat.
    – k1eran
    Commented Nov 23, 2018 at 19:58

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This is absolutely sarcasm rather than polite or politically correct. Don’t use it.

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