Details: “[I]n late summer, the [Justice Department’s] Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention issued a ‘language guidance’ document to employees and contractors bearing a column of words and phrases to be avoided.”

“The desire to literally change the conversation in Washington is nothing new … President Barack Obama dropped George W. Bush-era references to the ‘global war on terror,’ creating a new budget category labeled ‘overseas contingency operations.'”

Go deeper: “‘Words to avoid’ become vocabulary of resistance.”