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) […]

Interesting Words – Gender-neutral Terms

It seems that Cardiff Metropolitan University is trying to stop lecturers from using phrases they deem sexist; such as ‘right-hand man’, ‘gentleman’s agreement’, ‘man in the street’, ‘housewife’ and ‘forefathers’ in favour of gender-neutral terms. (The following gender-neutral terms have been suggested:- Forefathers – Forebears Gentleman’s agreement – Agreement based on trust. Girls (for adults) […]

Interesting Fact Question

Do you know what these words mean and where would you find them? Aecia: Coniines: Vela: Zeds: Khis: Fy:Enew: Qat: Litu: Atigi: Bandura: Swarf.   Answer here