I do know the history of the Normanization of England and how it led to what is now English and our…

I don’t want to disagree with what you’re saying, since it’s a very valid point. But we’re living in a society where the fight over language looks to me to already been lost, since I know of instances where the word ‘woman’ itself is used as an insult. Not to mention ‘girl’. And of course ‘baby’. (I wish I could read the words “baby girl” without a slight mental cringe) Which leaves no tainted language at all.

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