Re: Hey, take it easy!

Subject: Re: Hey, take it easy!
From: Janet Valade <JVALADE -at- CSULA -dot- BITNET>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 1994 12:49:27 -0600

In-Reply-To: Re: Hey, take it easy!, From: Nancy Hayes <nancyh

>PS: PC-language sunk to a new low a few weeks back.
>I was editing a document where the author used "chair"
>and gave the man's name. I thought if we knew the
>person's gender it was acceptable to say chairman or

There may be different, but here, the official title, in the phone book and
other docs, IS Department Chair. Not Chairman or chairperson. You say "John
is the chair of the math department." It has been that way as long as I have
been here (forever). Truthfully, I never noticed or thought about it before

jvalade -at- calstatela -dot- edu

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