While we’re on the subject of whether ‘man’ is an inclusive term, and whether we’re being too sensitive when we object to it, let’s consider the single most pervasive use of the term “man” or “men”. It’s one most people see a great many times in the course of the day.
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[P]rior to the beginning of the prescriptive grammar movement in English, singular ‘they’ was both accepted and widespread …
Why should we use inclusive language? 1. it’s the right thing to do!
initial capitals are a convention, not a law! the bauhaus movement was obsessed with efficency. eg they abolished capital letters because moving your finger over to the shift key took extra time.