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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    Tweeted and retweeted by developers. Dunno. Been working for me. Can't speak to excellence, but certainly lots of stimulating humiliation:

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    Don't know if this is real or not, but if it is, it's really strange that Canadian bureaucrats should be specifically instructed not to use the…

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    This was a good talk. Interesting to see that SvelteKit is taking the same direction as, by using html forms to submit data without the…

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