People Will Stop Using Common Sayings To Avoid Offending Vegans, Says Expert

Dec 5, 2018

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English phrases like ‘Bring home the bacon’ will be replaced with ‘Bring home the bagels’ as more people become aware of “vegan issues”, according to a UK academic.

Writing for theconversation.com Dr Shareena Hamzah says:

“If veganism forces us to confront the realities of food’s origins, then this increased awareness will undoubtedly be reflected in our language and literature.

“The increased awareness of vegan issues will filter through consciousness to produce new modes of expression.”

Dr Hamzah's comments have brought attention to an online PETA guide that offers teachers new “animal-friendly idioms” to use in the classroom.

For example:

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