Originally Posted By: annette
When statements are easy to misinterpret ("other babies looked glazed"), it is our own insecurities and projections that determine our interpretation of them.


Technically, it's the reader's level of offensensitivity.

See the Bloom County comic strip in the first comment of the following link:

http://worldofsuck.net/index.php/offending-the-easily-offended?blog=10