While I think we can all agree that there’s been a move toward “politically correct” speech, in particular toward gender neutrality in terms like “postal worker” or “firefighter,” there’s been a strange reemergence of the use of “man” in otherwise neutral language. 707 more words
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The We Hunted the Mammoth Pledge Drive continues! If you haven’t already, please consider sending some bucks my way. (The PayPal page will say you are donating to Man Boobz.) Thanks! 1,153 more words
Mansplaining (verb, gerund) describes the phenomenon of someone (usually a man, but not always) behaving as though he has superior knowledge to someone else (often a woman) who actually knows more about the topic in question than he does. 886 more words
My latest post for The Upper Valley, where I am Blogger at Large. My humble attempt at theater commentary. This has little to do with aging, and, according to my editor, everything to do with mansplaining.