Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Travel Industry Job Titles

"I’ve been doing a lot of flying recently, which has me thinking about the term flight attendant. It is undeniably clunky. And yet here it is—an odd little success story in the larger narrative of nonsexist language reform."

Excerpted from Anne Curzan's Attending to Gender. Read the rest of this fascinating post at Lingua Franca.

No comments:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...