Fighting very overweightness in UK

Britain’s campaign against childhood obesity banned the use of “obese” and “exercise.” Primary schools will send letters to parents telling them that their “very overweight” children need more “physical activity.”

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  1. Stacy in NJ says:

    Yes, but, a rose by any other name still smells as sweet.

  2. Richard Nieporent says:

    Why don’t they call them big boned?

  3. If my grandmother was in charge, she’d send notes saying, “Your child has a lovely personality.”

  4. “Fighting”? So – shudder – violent! “Overweightness”? “Over” is so judgmental.

    How about “Embracing adiposity”?

  5. I thought the official anti-euphemism snark was “gravitationally-challenged”?