Posted by: Gregoryno6 | June 6, 2016

Appropriate forms of address.

Over at Morning Mail, Jack Richards passes on this useful anecdote.

I thought I’d do the right thing and address a meeting “Good Evening, Ladies and Gentlemen”.

I was immediately howled down and it was explained to me just how sexist, paternalistic and ethno-centrically racist was that salutation.

The politically correct form of address is now: “Fellow infesters of Mother Gaia…”

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