U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With apologies to George Carlin, here are seven words they can't say at the CDC

With apologies to George Carlin, here are seven words they can't say at the CDC

Comedian George Carlin famously crafted a routine around “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television,” a piece so far over the line for a newspaper that you’re just going to have to look it up yourselves. But the Trump administration has gone one better and has listed seven words and phrases the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now banned from using in budget documents.

The words, according to the Washington Post? Vulnerable, entitlement,...

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