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Unformatted text preview: managers are males. By replacing the word wives with the word spouses, no assumptions would be made and your readers would not become offended. Another way to avoid using sexist language is to use wordy constructions like he or she. You can often avoid using gendered pronouns by making the subject plural: I recommend that any one who wants to advance in the business world should seriously consider brushing up on their etiquette, just like I did. By changing the words in your post from man and his to gender-neutral terms, you will not demean men or women. Anthony, I hope these suggestions can help you in your future posts....
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course GEN 105 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '08