Alternatives: humanity, human beings, people.
Sexist: man’s achievements
Alternative: human achievements
Sexist: the best man for the job
Alternatives: the best person for the job; the best man or woman for the job.
Alternatives: synthetic, manufactured, crafted, machine-made.
Sexist: the common man
Alternatives: the average person, ordinary people
Alternatives: coordinator, moderator, presiding officer, head, chair.
Sexist: businessman, fireman, mailman
Alternatives: business executive or manager, fire fighter, mail carrier
Sexist: steward and stewardess
Alternatives: flight attendant
Sexist: policeman and policewoman
Alternative: police officer
Title: “For the Members.” Prepared by Headquarters Staff of NCTE. English Journal (March 1976), pp. 23-26.
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