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sudo wrote

This. If a word used to be problematic a long time ago, but it isn't used that way anymore, then there's nothing wrong with saying it. I've asked every disabled person I've met if they think calling something "stupid" or "dumb" is ableist, and not one has said they think it is. One of them told me it was overly-cautious allies who decided those words were ableist (without actually asking disabled people first), and then all the other allies decided not to say them, just to be safe.

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