Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'West Mall' started by Mr. Deez, Feb 8, 2012.
And the lunacy rages on. Link.
And people wonder why conservatives are suspicious of public schools.
Particularly liked the lining up by favorite color. I pity the student(s) that were to say either black or white.
UC-Davis warns not to use the term "you guys" because words hurt and it "erases the identies of people in the room".
This just in - "y'all" declared politically okey dokey.
The BBC likes lesbian marriage proposals at the Olympics
But not so much the more traditional proposal
What could possibly go wrong? Link.
Well if they were looking to shore up recruiting, mission accomplished. Enlist in the military, bunk with a young woman who's probably in reasonably good physical condition. What teenager wouldn't go for that?
More nuttiness from Princeton.
That's a 1.5 year old document. I'll never replace "forefathers" with "ancestors". That is dumb.
I didn't see the date. I got it from an article from August 18. Guess the author was running out of things to write about.
By the way, I don't advocate jackass-ism. I do generally avoid using male-oriented language to refer to women if a gender neutral or female-oriented word is reasonably available without making me sound like a pretentious tool. I think that's basic courtesy. What bugs me about this is that a supposedly reputable college is actually willing to butcher the language to do this and is wasting time on it. If your employees have that kind of time, then you have too many of them, and your tuition is too high.
How about The Olympics letting a man win the gold in the women's 1500? Dude's testosterone levels were off the chart, but the Court of Arbitration for Sports, what ever that is, allowed him/her to compete as a woman.
If the facial features, muscles, testosterone, bulge in his running shorts, and the fact that he's married to a woman, didn't convince you he's a he, his momma named him "Caster". She thought she had a boy.
I've pretty much stopped watching the Olympics. First, I'm too old to watch the women's gymnastics without feeling like a dirty old man. (Let's be honest. Admiring those girls' butts is the only reason men watch women's gymnastics.) Second, I'm sick of the politics. When I was a kid, it was the East German (and to a lesser degree, the Soviet) judges screwing the American athletes and using steroids. Now it's the politically correct garbage like letting men compete as women and blabbering about the "firsts." Stories about who's the first black-transgendered-lesbian-Muslim-former suicide-bomber-in-a-wheelchair to win a gold medal in the 100m hurdles are starting to become tiresome to me.
See now, you clearly have NOT been following the Olympics closely. She wasn't lesbian, she was pansexual. And I don't care what the judges said, she shouldn't have won because it should have to be an actual body part that crosses the finish line. Adding a two-foot spoiler on the front of your chair doesn't count.
Boy do I relate, but more so the women's beach volleyball is my confession of the sin!
Since the special people at Princeton were so offended will they change the name of the school?
That Princeton report says "their" should be used instead of "his" or "her." All through school my english teachers would tell me using "their" instead of "his" or "her" was improper. Now I know they were not teaching me proper english, but instead keeping me from being gender inclusive!
Think of your retirement fund after the monies you get for suing the District for who knows what farcical reasons though...
I gather that rather than appreciate my english teachers, I should now hate them for their gender exclusive bigotry against "their." That has to be worth a lawsuit or at least a protest.
If a cause of action for academic malpractice existed, I'd be worth more money than Warren Buffet within a year.
It's actually a good practice in writing. That way I don't have to alternate "his" and "her" (or just use "his", which is what I'd usually do) when I write and don't have to worry about anyone getting irritated by using all masculine language. It's a pain in the neck and I don't always do it, but there's no issue in doing it if you're writing commercially. (If you're writing a post or a personal letter, do whatever you want, and it's no one's business.)
Now... if Princeton is saying that you should use "their" as a singular referring to an individual, I would have an issue with that.
Vegans are dumb
somewhat amusing SJW/feminist Lyft passenger in LA gets offending by dashboard hula girl
Well here's a breath of fresh air from the Univ. of Chicago no less:
Bravo to Chicago! I've seen other universities tiptoeing around the same points, but this is the first explicit statement along these lines that I've seen.
Liberty, Guns, Beer, and Tits.... funny
Well don't hurt yourself rushing to pat University of Chicago on the back, they are still in the hands of liberal SJWs like most colleges: