WAY OT Re: guys != gender neutral

Jason Baugher jason at thebaughers.com
Fri Sep 28 14:34:39 UTC 2012


On 9/28/2012 9:18 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- 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
I like it when they call me "sweetie". Is that sexist? :)



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