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peter lindsay

Physics Teacher,

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What words should people avoid using in Ted discussions? I don't mean inappropriate words I mean words that are unhelpful.

Stuff like sheeple, kool aid, hippies. And from the other side BIG (insert stereotype), and for god's sake look up chemical and organic so you know what they actually mean. Please list your favourite "button pushers" below.

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    Aug 13 2013: We should probably avoid using "avoid using," because it sounds like an order.
    TEDsters don't respond well to orders.
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      Aug 14 2013: I'm trying to get at words that have unexpected consequences when used. It's noy a banned list I'm after it's a words that might cause some people to make unfounded assumptions about you list.

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