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Subject:Re: gender issues and tech.write From:Beverly Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Tue, 12 Dec 1995 07:46:12 MST
> Several months ago, I suggested a "constitutional convention" to
> devise neutral pronouns. A few posters thought it was a good idea,
> but nobody did it. Why doesn't somebody do it? Don't look at me.
> I'm a grump, not an innovator.
> Start with Bev Parks. She has a long list of suggestions.
> lfc -at- sol -dot- chinalake -dot- navy -dot- mil
Hey, hey. What is this? My name is being bandied about without
my knowledge! Sure, sure. Start with Bev Parks. She'll set you
Thanks, Loren. From the bottom of my
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