Watch your language!

Ducks

Avoid using gender-specific nouns when gender-neutral ones are available. This means …

Instead of …                              write …
business man                              business person
chairman                                     chairperson or chair
fireman                                        firefighter
policeman                                    police officer
steward/stewardess                     flight attendant
workman                                      worker

 

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Written by Christine Burgmer

3. March 2015