[LMB] OT: Language changes

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 03:04:19 BST 2021


On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 8:33 AM B Van Look <vanlook19 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>
> > Yes.   “Girl” didn’t use to be gendered.
> >
> when people prate on about how "man" is gender neutral and we should just
> "go back" to "traditional use"... I always ask them about their son, the
> girl.
>
> For some reason, traditional use of words suddenly offends them.
>
> BJ
>
> --
>
The non-gendered 'girl' is new to me, but this conversation is a marvel and
a delight.  Nice!
Sylvia


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