Inclusive language/words

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avoid
"blacklist"
use
"deny"
"exclude"
"prohibit"
"forbid"
"mute"
"(But not "block" or "ban" because of existing MediaWiki meanings)"
context"Avoid language that perpetuates discrimination"
avoid
"whitelist"
use
"allow"
"include"
"permit"
context"Avoid language that perpetuates discrimination"
avoid
"master"
use
"primary"
"source"
"main"
context"Avoid language that perpetuates discrimination"
avoid
"slave"
use
"replica"
"secondary"
context"Avoid language that perpetuates discrimination"
avoid
"guys"
use
"people"
"folks"
context"Avoid unnecessarily gendered language"
avoid
"madam"
"sir"
use
"''the person's self-chosen name (and identity)''"
context"Avoid unnecessarily gendered language"
avoid
"sanity check"
use
"is valid"
"is correct"
"final check"
"completeness check"
"quick check"
"confidence check"
"coherence check"
"double check"
context"Avoid ableist language"
avoid
"crazy"
"insane"
use
"wild"
"confusing"
"confounding"
context"Avoid ableist language"
avoid
"blindly"
"dumb"
use
"mindlessly"
"without validating"
context"Avoid ableist language"
avoid
"crippled"
use
"slowed"
"broken"
context"Avoid ableist language"
avoid
"kill switch"
"kill it with fire"
use
"off switch"
"emergency switch"
"remove"
context"Avoid unnecessarily violent language"
avoid
"grandfathered"
use
"legacy"
"exempt"
context"Avoid unnecessarily gendered language"