[LMB] Gendered English, WAS Penric's Travels cover sneak peek

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Tue Sep 24 21:10:13 BST 2019


On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 9:01 PM Greg Hennessy <greg.hennessy at cox.net> wrote:

> What controversy over the word niggardly are you referring to?
> There was one in Washington DC over a decade ago, has it happended
> since then?
>

If you search Wikipedia, the first sentence of the article refers to
several prominent cases.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controversies_about_the_word_niggardly

And those are just the publicly visible incidents.  I recall various local
cases from my school days.

Matt G.


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