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(Daily Mail)   Washington State to remove 'gender biased language'. Terms such as 'fisherman', 'freshman' and even 'journeyman plumber' to be replaced with 'fisher', 'first-year-student' and 'journey-level plumber'   (dailymail.co.uk ) divider line
    More: Stupid, Washington, National Women's Law Center, sexisms, gender neutral, Democratic Governor Jay Inslee, civil engineers  
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2013-07-03 08:36:47 AM  
3 votes:
I see where the name of the "Dick's Sporting Goods" chain is being changed to "Genitals' Sporting Goods".
2013-07-03 09:22:29 AM  
2 votes:
2.bp.blogspot.com
"The English language is all about subliminal domination. Take the word "semester". It's a perfect example of this school's discriminatory preference of semen to ovaries. That's why I ' m petitioning to have next term be referred to as Winter Ovester."
2013-07-03 08:43:12 AM  
2 votes:
Language changes over time.

Imagine if you still had to fit your bees knees into your cat's pajamas.
2013-07-03 08:40:57 AM  
2 votes:

Ecobuckeye: What are the alternatives to manholes, guy-wires, and buoys?


vaginas, pubic hair, boobies
2013-07-03 08:36:44 AM  
2 votes:
Journey-level plumber? The wrench on the pipe keeps on turnin?
2013-07-03 12:01:24 PM  
1 vote:

cig-mkr: And change manpower to person power while your'e at it.


Personhole Cover.

Persondibles

Personually (also, Instruction Personual)

Oh Come, Oh Come Empersonuel (also, Away in the Personger)

Personed Spaceflight

Cowperson Up
2013-07-03 10:32:59 AM  
1 vote:

Kevua: So are they going to get rid of Women also? Make it Wo? or Ho? or I don't know, anything that doesn't have man in it?


The term "wife" would work. They rarely have a man in them.
2013-07-03 10:08:15 AM  
1 vote:

Gunny Highway: Stewardesses are still just waitresses in the sky.


Stewardesses have steward in them.
Often.
2013-07-03 09:26:14 AM  
1 vote:
Cock-man oppressor!!

content7.flixster.com


pic is borrowed

gutter is a tool
2013-07-03 09:21:43 AM  
1 vote:
How are we going to manage... oh crap, sorry... in the face of all these demands... CRAP... stupidstupidstupid... to rid ourselves of this mangey... AHHHHHHH!

I'm sorry... I've tried to be a good neuter... I just... I just... stop my mandibles... oh that's it. I give up.
2013-07-03 08:51:59 AM  
1 vote:

ManRay: Are there really women that are bothered by this sort of thing?


No, but I'll bet there are lots of womyn who have a big problem with it.
2013-07-03 08:38:11 AM  
1 vote:

DubtodaIll: Journey-level plumber? The wrench on the pipe keeps on turnin?


Don't stop believing, my friend.
2013-07-03 08:38:07 AM  
1 vote:

legion_of_doo: What happens in French or Spanish class?


In my case?  Confusion and naps.
2013-07-03 08:37:45 AM  
1 vote:
Can I get a new fatherboard for my new computer, please?
2013-07-03 08:37:08 AM  
1 vote:
You don't mind a bit of man power, do ya?
2013-07-03 08:36:35 AM  
1 vote:
I was told this is double-plus good.
2013-07-03 08:15:30 AM  
1 vote:
What a fisher may look like:
fishercatscreech.com
2013-07-03 07:51:05 AM  
1 vote:
Repeats will now be known as repersons.
 
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