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Subject:Re: use of he/she/they From:Barclay Blanchard <bblancha -at- HALIS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 12 Aug 1997 17:33:33 -0500
Beth Agnew wrote:
> ... In the example, did anyone notice
> that the female has dependents, suggesting a caregiving role, and the male
> is "self-insured under an indemnity plan" suggesting independence and
> autonomy? My former bureaucratic masters would have had a fit!
Geez, I'm a woman, but I guess I have some gender biases toward
However, when I was working on AS/400 education at IBM, I changed
one example in Office/400 so that the secretary was a man and the
boss was a woman. :)