human difference


human difference
   a facility below the norm
   Not referring to the infinite variety among specimens of homo sapiens, nor even to those with acute eyesight or hearing:
    ... many people in the deaf community define their deafness not as a disability, but merely as a 'human difference'. (Chicago Tribune, 20 May 1991)

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