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This tag is for questions about offensive language. It is for questions about words or phrases that could be considered offensive. If reason of offensiveness is belittling or painting a negative light instead of 'just offending' CONSIDER using the tag PEJORATIVE-LANGUAGE.

Use this tag for questions that are about offensive words and phrases as well as questions meant to determine if a word or phrase can be considered offensive.

Consider the question check list if your question fits the tag. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question have a look below at somehow related tags that might fit your question better.

Question checklist

  • Is the question about an offensive word or phrase?
  • OR Is the question about determining the offensiveness of a word or phrase?
  • Does the question contain the word?
  • Does the question clearly describe the concern?

Example questions

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