[Ads-l] _racially-discriminate_ v.

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 6 05:36:07 UTC 2016

I wonder if this is a good reason to incorporate, yielding gender-discriminate instead of the awkwardly unfamiliar “genderedly,” which has yet to make it to Wiktionary or the online Oxford Dictionaries. BB

> On 5 Nov 2016, at 21:07, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> If there were women on this listserv, one of them might have raised her
> hand and asked, "gender?"
> On Nov 5, 2016 10:09 PM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "Study Finds Some Uber and Lyft Drivers _Racially Discriminate_"
>> goo.gl/lsvpXp
>> This is an improvement, I reckon. Once upon a time, the headline would have
>> read simply,
>> "Study Finds Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate"
>> There would have been no need to add "racially." In fact, there would never
>> have been any such study done, in the first place. There would have been no
>> need.

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