Interesting Word – Gender

One of Britain’s biggest banks, HSBC, is going to offer its customers an extra 10 gender neutral options for people who do not wish to be identified by gender.


(Usually you get the choice of  “Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms”, but they have now added the following titles:

Mx (pronounced “mix” or “mux”)

Ind (an abbreviation of individual)

M (unspecified, but a bit James Bond really)

Misc (an abbreviation of miscellaneous)

Mre (an abbreviation for “mystery”)

Msr (represents a combination of Miss/Sir)

Myr (unspecified)

Pr (prounced “per”. An abbreviation of person)

Sai (pronounced “sigh”)

Ser (pronounced “sair”)

I like Ser.  Which do you prefer? ) 
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