Re: Gender

Subject: Re: Gender
From: David Meadows <david -at- GOLDENHEROES -dot- SOFTNET -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 1998 21:53:53 +0100

Mary McWilliams Johnson <mary -at- SUPERCONNECT -dot- COM> wrote:
>>How far do we push the genderless language issue? Will we
no longer
>>have any words that contain "man" (there goes "mantle" and
"semanitics"
>>or "master?" (there goes our masters degrees).
>
>I trust you're being facetious here, since
>no one attaches a gender connotation to
>the words you've mentioned.


Except for the term "Master's Degree", which quite clearly
implies a gender and has its roots in a male-dominated field
(education).

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David Meadows [ Technical Writer | Information Developer ]
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And there's nothing they can do" -- Ian Gillan, "Gypsy's
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