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Pejorative TermPlay
The word 'midget' can be offensive when used to describe people; use 'little person' instead for politeness. SlideHe's not a midget, he's a little person.
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Avoid UsingPlay
'Midget' is outdated and insensitive; it's best to avoid if you're not sure about its acceptability. SlideIt's better to say, 'She is very short,' than use 'midget.'
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Connotation AwarenessPlay
Understand that 'midget' carries a historical stigma and can evoke negative emotions. SlideReferring to someone as a midget may unintentionally hurt their feelings.