The PBIS World Book

Inappropriate Language

The student may:

  • Swear or curse
  • Talk about inappropriate things and/or make sexual comments
  • Mature/immature discussion that is not typical of their age
  • Make inappropriate innuendoes
  • Make “inside jokes” as indicated by laughing after the comment or words
  • Use code words or symbolic language to represent something inappropriate
  • Be sarcastic
  • Repeat others in a deliberate and patronizing way
  • Speak to others in a condescending or mocking manner
  • Use variations of inappropriate words or curse words and phrases, for example, “shat”, “flucking”, “biatch”, etc
  • Use sensitive words in an insulting or joking manner, like “retarded”, “gay”, etc
  • Use racial, stereotypical, or culturally insensitive words
  • Blame others
  • Many reports from other students