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person of size

Politically correct term for an obese or very overweight person. It has been airlines' policy for a number of years to make persons of size purchase two seats on every flight they take.
See also: of, person, size
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For people of size who want to take fitness one step at a time, the electric bike allows you to do as much or as little as you want.
Electric bikes offer an easy, low-impact option to people of size, and in a country like the UK, where obesity is verging on epidemic levels, they provide a simple way to incorporate exercise into a daily routine.
The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAF) issued a four-page brochure earlier this year offering "travel tips for people of size.
The media needs to stop encouraging the hatred of people of size.
It's simply that by allowing such digitised downsizing she's saying that people of size - even if, relatively speaking, that size is less than the UK average of a size 16 - don't count as much as calories in the great body debate.
The fashion show is only open to people of size 16 and above.
WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) today blasted the decision by United Airlines to violate the Civil Rights of people of size by charging them for two tickets if they are deemed to be overweight.
The site features frequently updated videos that showcase the talents and accomplishments of people of size.
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