RE: Pet Peeves

Subject: RE: Pet Peeves
From: "Fred Ridder" <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 12:58:17 -0500

How about parentboard and childboard instead of motherboard
and daughter. It sidesteps the sexism issue, but I suppose some
will hold it to be offensive on the basis of generationism or ageism
or offspringism or descedentism or progenitorism or...

>From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
>To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>Subject: RE: Pet Peeves
>Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 13:01:16 -0400
>I just had to write a procedure wherein a process is "aborted." Should I
>have used "RU-486'd" instead?
>And to answer John Posada, yep...instead of "motherboard;" henceforth, I
>will use personboard, or just bored....
>Al Geist
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