Word Watch: Dec 7 1992

, The drama department at Manhattan's ritzy Dalton School is so politically correct that a recent production of Bertolt Brecht's classic The Good Woman of Sichuan, the story of a young woman who disguises herself as a man, was titled The Good Person of Sichuan. Watch for other revisions in these hypersensitive times:

THEATER

Death of a Salesperson

Two People of Verona

Person and Superperson

The Person of La Mancha

FILM

The Person Vanishes

Pretty Person

White People Can't Jump

Single White Person

The Quiet Person

MUSIC

Bess, You Is My Person Now

The Person Is a Tramp

No Person, No...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!