Oxford English Dictionary Adds Gender Neutral Terms

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In a bid to help people better discuss sensitive topics, the Oxford English Dictionary has introduced gender-neutral words. According to editors, the latest additions were an ‘attempt to grapple’ with the sensitive topic. These include ‘hir’ and zir’ as alternative pronouns to him, his or her, ‘peoplekind’ rather than mankind, and ‘[email protected]’ as a gender-neutral […]

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