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The Language of Disability Around the World

The BBC has issued linguistic guidelines for journalists covering the Paralympics. But as The World's Patrick Cox reports, the guidelines are for English words only. Many BBC journalists work for foreign language programs, and are having trouble translating some of the terms.

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    Brazil's Guilhermina and her guide Soares de Santana cross the finish line to win the women's 100m - T11 final in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (Photo: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)
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    Brazil's Guilhermina and her guide Soares de Santana cross the finish line to win the women's 100m - T11 final in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (Photo: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)
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    Brazil's Guilhermina and her guide Soares de Santana cross the finish line to win the women's 100m - T11 final in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games (Photo: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)

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