"Chair" and [was:] Fisher revival

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jan 11 16:52:45 UTC 2012

At 1/11/2012 08:26 AM, Charles C Doyle wrote:
>I like the notion that the KJV is in the vanguard of gender-neutral

Makes me wonder if "chair" = "person presiding at a meeting or for a
committee" is in the KJV.  That usage also goes way back (OED 9.b.,
1659).  It too has been a gender-neutral revival.


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