[Ads-l] Of age

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Feb 8 14:57:25 EST 2017


Assuming this always designates the marked category, are women “people of sex”?  Or just “persons of gender”?


> On Feb 8, 2017, at 2:31 PM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> Heard on the news - Edward James Olmos discussing the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards refers to older people as - "people of age" - in the same way "people of color" is used.
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