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Old 01-11-2020, 04:08 PM
lingyi is offline
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Is referring to two people with the same name as Big XXX and Little XXX non-PC?

Watching Dirty Jobs and it brought to memories of Black Elmo and Regular Elmo from All In the Family because Mike sometimes refers to himself as Big Mike. Well, you can't say Black Elmo anymore, but what about Big Elmo and Little Elmo or more questionable, Older Elmo and Younger Elmo? I'm sure there are some who'll scream, "Yes, it's non-PC!", but what are alternatives? Elmo 1 and Elmo 2? Elmo and the other Elmo? Or is that too discriminatory too? Are we left with just Elmo and have to guess which one we're referring to?

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