guys != gender neutral

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Sep 28 14:34:20 UTC 2012


On Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:43:21 -0400, Miles Fidelman said:
> Given that this thread started out as a query re. a "really nasty
> attack," and resulted in:
> 5 on-topic responses (2 of which also commented on "guys")
>  >20 responses re. "guys" (I stopped counting)
> It occurs to me that maybe "morons" or "idiots" might be an appropriate
> gender-neutral framing.

I usually use 'critters' for that.  salescritters, congresscritters, trollcritters.
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