Correct: acceptable to certain people

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat Aug 30 23:59:17 UTC 2008

 From politically correct

environmentally correct (EC)
ecologically correct (EC)

May refer to people or things (such as ecologically correct campground

Probably others. Not exactly sure of the definition of correct. It's
more than publicly acceptable as I can imagine people publicly
proclaiming that they don't if they're EC or not. There's a diatribe
about EC at

"Environmentally correct" essentially refers to something that
environmentally-minded people don't get upset at and
PC refers to something that politicians don't get upset at.


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