guys != gender neutral

Landon Stewart lstewart at superb.net
Thu Sep 27 23:13:55 UTC 2012


On 27 September 2012 16:08, Scott Howard <scott at doc.net.au> wrote:

> The Oxford English dictionary apparently disagrees with you.
>
>
> http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/american_english/guy?region=us&q=guys
> (*guys*) people of either sex: * you guys want some coffee?
> *
>
> As other many words in the English language there are multiple definitions,
> and one of those definitions is gender specific - but the one above is very
> much gender neutral ("either sex" - it doesn't get much clearer than that!)
>
>
Well played Scott, well played.

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