offensive language


Sonic Drive-In Fires Worker Over Receipts With Offensive Language

A Sonic Drive-In in Fort Worth has fired an employee after two customers said their lunch receipts included offensive language. [More]

The description now simply reads, "Turg looks like an experiment that’s gone very, very wrong! Part frog, part chicken, this Mixel has the longest tongue of them all."

LEGO Apologizes For Describing Toy Character As A “Window-Licker”

In yet another example of a company offending a whole lot of people in just a few words, LEGO is apologizing for branding a toy in their online store as a “back-of-the-bus window-licker.” “Window licker” is known as a derogatory term for people diagnosed with learning disabilities. [More]

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Do You Prefer Food Truck Sandwiches With Or Without Ethnic Slurs?

Is it okay to welcome a business with a potentially offensive name to a public space or to government property? That’s the question at the center of a dispute between an upstate New York food truck and the state government. The truck is called The Wandering Dago. Is that an offensive term in 21st-century America? [More]