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Term:

​grandfathered

Definition:

Definition: In AEC or city planning, an exception due to historical precedent to the current regulations or code, for example, “grandfathered in a clause.” Originated in the American South, with the result of discrimination against Black voters

Why problematic: coded language; racist connections

Suggested alternative(s): ​special case; use “legacy”

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