Wednesday, 11 May 2022 11:55

Say what?

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: This old mutt almost choked while chewing his bone when he happened upon the latest politically-correct advice that’s been given to public servants about the way that they must communicate with people to be more ‘inclusive’.

According to the Public Service Commission (the general advisory body for the public service), “We encourage the use of gender-neutral language whenever possible.

This makes communications more inclusive for all people and has a positive impact on gender equality.

Examples of gender-neutral language: spouse or partner — not husband or wife; parent — not mother or father; police officer — not policeman or policewoman; they, them or their — not ‘he or she’!

If you think these public service censors are over-the-top, wait until you see the advice provided to the bureaucrats when conversing with the rainbow community!

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