One hardly knows what one can and cannot say these days.
The latest no-no is the word 'uppity'. Someone recently used the word in connection with Meghan Markle; and was seriously lambasted in the press and on TV. An apology was demanded.
It seems that the word is RACIST; whereas personally I'd always innocently used it in relation to those who seem self-important or arrogant.
Orwell's Oceania Newspeak is no longer fiction. The Language Police are out there, and we'd all better watch our tongues.