[Ads-l] unisex "Sir"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 11 01:23:38 UTC 2015

Jimmy (I mean "James") Olsen on the new Supergirl show addresses his evil
boss, Ms. Grant, politely as "Sir."

Not a gaffe, not a joke. Looks like the writers think it's perfectly
ordinary. James is a smooth dude who'd never make a mistake of that kind.

Or am I deluded?


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