Don't want to add fuel butBecause the term 'coloured' and 'half cast' isn't really acceptable these days. 20 years ago perhaps.
The appropriate term is 'black' or 'mixed race'. The term 'coloured' is generally considered offensive.Don't want to add fuel but
What is the appropriate term?
Maybe showing my ignorance here but I am confused how you say or address the fact someone has different coloured skin?
So I gather now but had no idea until I saw on another thread on Exeweb only a few years ago.The term 'coloured' is generally considered offensive.
Just by doing what you've done - listening to people, treating their views with respect and then changing the words you use.So I gather now but had no idea until I saw on another thread on Exeweb only a few years ago.
Seriously, didn't know it was a no-no and defended the guy who used it (presumably unwittingly).
How are you supposed to keep up with what has become offensive?