Andrey (azangru) wrote,

The Spectator has published a document, that had a provisional title of glossary for racial literacy. It was hosted on the site of the British NHS, but has since been taken down. It serves as a good reminder of how powerfully American political convulsions reverberate through the rest of the English-speaking world.

The glossary doesn't list an author or a compiler; but whoever that person (people) was, they have an utter disregard for linguistics. Here's one of the definitions that they give:

Words we use to refer to people’s gender in conversation – for example, ‘he’ or ‘she’. Some people may prefer others to refer to them in gender neutral language and use pronouns such as they/their and ze/zir.

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    Two clips left a particularly deep impression on me over the last couple of days. One is Pelosi's reply to a journalist: Not the first of her…

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    Is the CNN making the point for Bret Weinstein (transmitting the message of Geert Vanden Bossche)? So strange to see.

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    The blame game that DiBlasio plays in this clip is disgusting. Instead of saying, we, your leaders, were wrong; we miscalculated; we thought that the…

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