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Why do you exclude a woman by calling her a GUY?

Here we are six weeks after International Day of the Girl and how many times has a girl or a woman been called a GUY? How many platitudes did you hear, particularly in the newstainment media, on 11 October about … Continue reading

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Aren’t we doing a bang-up job of maintaining the standard of the English language?

Gay Gay Gay Like Like Like Guys Guys Guys You guys You guys You guys So So So So yeah So yeah So yeah To reverse the dwindling standard of the English language, we suspect the windows at the University … Continue reading

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Ms., Mrs., Mr., Sir, Mam, Madam or …

Canadians are in a tizzy over what to call their guests, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. This isn’t surprising given people’s habit of calling everything that moves—GUYS.  Class and decency are harder and harder to find in our so-called … Continue reading

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Respect!

Eternal rest grant onto… Rehtaeh Parsons, 1995- 2013 Audrie Pott, 1996-2012 Amanda Todd, 1996-2012 Unknown, ? – ? …and let perpetual light shine upon them.  May their souls and all the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of … Continue reading

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Decorum Has its Place and Never Goes Out of Style

On March 29, 2011, Finance Minister Dwight Duncan delivered the 2011 Budget for the province of Ontario.  Mr. Dwight Duncan demonstrated respect for the office of the Speaker of the Legislature by referring to him as “Mr. Speaker” throughout the presentation of the … Continue reading

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