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Taking “special” out of the Special Olympics

Posted in Ability, Language by Matt at WelcometoIllinois on January 17, 2009

Putting aside my distaste for the use of “special” as a euphemism, these adverts for the forthcoming Special Olympics World Winter Games are interesting in highlighting the similarities between the Olympics and Special Olympics.

Of course the standards are not the same, but the achievements are just as great.



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