29 Traditional Sayings Now Considered Offensive by 'Woke' Culture

By Mike Fishmore | May 1, 2024

Traditional sayings

As language progresses, certain previously commonplace expressions may now be viewed as insensitive. 

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Let's take a closer look at traditional sayings that have evolved to be deemed offensive in contemporary society.

Illegal Alien

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“She’s an Illegal Alien”: By focusing on a person's immigration status rather than their humanity, using the term "illegal alien" can create feelings of unwelcomeness and alienation.