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2010 Oscars Not PC

Culture, Political Correctness

Observant viewers of Sunday night's 82nd Academy Awards broadcast might have noticed something even more surprising than The Hurt Locker's near sweep of awards or the absence of Farrah Fawcett's face from the roll call of deceased celebrities.  For the first time since 1988, winners were back.


Rather than the politically correct, nonjudgmental phrase that has been foisted on presenters for more than two decades — "And the Oscar goes to ..." — presenters this year introduced each winner with the blunt, old-fashioned but perfectly accurate phrase "And the winner is ..."


Why the switch?  No one at the Motion Picture Academy would give any explanation, though officials acknowledged that it was a decision made by producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman, with an O.K. from the Academy.


Source and Full Story: Time

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