andy1033 Posted March 30, 2021 Share Posted March 30, 2021 On 3/12/2021 at 7:13 PM, oddsnsods said: Manchester University scraps the word ‘mother’ https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/manchester-university-scraps-the-word-mother- Arguably though it’s on gender where the most radical changes take place. From now on gender-neutral terms are in vogue in Manchester, which means that ‘man’, ‘woman’, ‘mother’ and ‘father’ are no longer appropriate for use in university materials, to be replaced by ‘individuals’ and ‘guardians’. Mr S imagines that things might become tricky on Mother's Day this weekend, which will presumably now have to be styled 'GuArDiaN's Day'. Considering mothers maiden name often is a security question, i wonder how that will play out? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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