WAY OT Re: guys != gender neutral

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Sep 28 14:18:42 UTC 2012


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com>

> > As a form of address. "Hey, people" is ... well, nearly abrasive.
> > (Envision a waitron walking up to a mixed table of 10.)
> >
> 
> Sure, in that limited context. In such a circumstance, I believe the phrase
> "ladies and gentlem[ae]n" is usually adequate and equally gender neutral.

Yes, cause Hooters waitresses are gonna use that phrasing all day long.  :-)

Cheers,
-- jra
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