(apud Henry Beard & Christopher Cerf. 1993. The Official Politically Correct Dictionary and Handbook. New York: Villard Books)

The doctrine that every species has equal intrinsic value and that the planet Earth cannot be viewed solely as a resource for human beings.
Birthmother; birthfather; birthparent:
The correct terms for the biological parents of children who have been adopted.
Birth name:
A less demeaning term for ‘maiden name’.
Body decolonization:
Becoming a lesbian.
Botanical companion:
A favorite houseplant, tree, etc.