[Ads-l] Of age

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Feb 9 09:51:13 EST 2017


Vagino-Americans?

JL

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 11:23 PM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> "People of vaginity"?
> Dave Hause
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Laurence Horn
> Sent: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 1:57 PM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: Of age
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> Assuming this always designates the marked category, are women “people of
> sex”?  Or just “persons of gender”?
>
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> On Feb 8, 2017, at 2:31 PM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>
>> 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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