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  • n. Alternative spelling of denormalization.


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  • So it was not surprising to hear Health Secretary Andy Burnham's plan to halve the number of smokers by 2020 by extending the ban further, with measures of 'denormalisation' such as stopping smokers huddling outside building entrances.


  • I see Deceivin' Denyse is scrambling on to Ezra Levant's train to Human Rights Commission denormalisation-ville in an attempt to equate hate speech with pseudo-science and mediocre scholarship.

    Bringing the stupid, Denyse O'Leary-style.

  • I will draw a veil over those unhappy times, and also over some of the escapades of the rather excitable denormalisation movement, which famously climaxed in the so-called 'Six O'Clock News incident', with one of their members humiliatingly being sat on by Nicholas Witchell.

    The Register

  • I'm also going to maintain a "denormalisation dictionary" documenting every denormalisation in the system in detail-such a thing would have saved me several hours of confused debugging.

    Simon Willison's Weblog

  • For the time being, they will have to settle for a programme of denormalisation - to make drinking any quantity of alcohol socially unacceptable.

    Libertarian Blog Place


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  • Spiked: 'As employed by the government and the anti-obesity industry, denormalisation is a made-up word that functions as both a noun and as a verb to describe both a state in which the obese are perceived to be abnormal, aberrant, even deviant, and a series of activities designed to achieve this end.

    'In practice, denormalisation means that the government attempts to shame adults into changing their behaviour.'

    July 1, 2009