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Talking About People: A Guide to Fair and Accurate Language
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Anyone who works with words and people will want to keep this indispensable guide close at hand. The author offers thousands of alternatives for outdated, stereotypical, and damaging language. This substantially updated and expanded version, also covers numerous words and phrases that were not even part of our language five years ago. This handy reference guide merits a place next to the dictionary and thesaurus of all who are sensitive to the use of fair and accurate language. It will help them make an informed judgment when choosing words to describe people in terms of their age, sex, employment, economic status, religion, lifestyle, ethnic background, or disability.
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