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Posted 12 October 2018
Sexism and the English language

Sexism and the English language

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Posted on 12 October 2018
Description
Sexism is rife in language. A woman may be described as “bossy”, while a man is more likely to be “assertive”. The Economist's language expert Lane Greene explores the gender stereotypes used in everyday speech.
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