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Re: sexist language in debian instructions/documentation

On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 04:02:58PM -0400, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> > What can we do to get this sort of thing fixed?  

> well, first, i'd think we'd need to have specific reasons why it needs
> to be changed (easy to write up, but need to be phrased nicely), and
> also specific suggestions of how to fix it.  i'm a fan of the pronoun
> "they" as a gender-neutral 3rd-person singular, but some people insist
> that's ungrammatical.

Most of the people who insist it's ungrammatical should be dying of old
age soon, except for the ones who are undead.  I say go for it.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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