guys != gender neutral

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Sep 28 14:18:54 UTC 2012


On Sep 28, 2012, at 3:29 AM, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:

>> "Folks"?  I really do mean "folks" when I write "guys",
> 
> <pedantry>
> 
> folk is the plural 
> 
> and, as far as the use of gender-biased terms, as someone said well the
> other day, when you are in a hole, stop digging
> 
> randy

According to my Dictionary, both "folk" and "folks" are acceptable plurals.

Owen




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