Harriet Harman backing move to ban the term chairman

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  1. Good to know that it has it's priorities sorted then.
  2. The continued attacks by the PC brigade to attack alleged sexism , racism etc is just further spiralling down into the realms of the ridiculous .

    We had " mankind " which became " humankind " and presumably if she continues on her merry way we will eventually end up with " hupersonkind " or something else equally ridiculous .

    If this story is true then surely there are more pressing items for our Government Ministers to address their attention to .

    Edited for ..... typo .
  3. This is all to do with her face isn't it...
    If she was a babe then her husband would still be interested in her, she'd be getting it regularly and she wouldn't feel the need to press for matters of equality and instead she'd be looking forward to her next sex session with hubby.

    Anyone up for taking one for the country?

    Thought not.

    They want to control our every thought, this lot. The sooner they're gone the better. I really hope the country doesn't fcuk up the vote at the election.
  4. This loony concept is rooted in the wholesale misunderstanding of the word 'man' and there was a recent newspaper article which steadily demolished it. The original meaning of 'man', IIRC, is the all-encompassing 'member of the human race'.

    Thus, the article argued, the term 'chairman' is already gender neutral. The problem therefore lies with our poor command of English, not some misplaced PC concept of gender bias.

    And they call this progress.
  5. It's probably on here somewhere else, but she's now an official nominee for "Rear of the Year".

    Probably right as she has Ed Zachary condition...
  6. Grownup_Rafbrat

    Grownup_Rafbrat LE Book Reviewer Good Egg (charities)

    This is a joke, if it's true. I've discussed this at length with a variety of lady Chairmen, from Flower Clubs to SSAFA Committees and Small Companies.

    Not one of them has ever wished to be named after a piece of furniture, and all have been happy that the term 'Chairman' applies to both genders.

    Typical politician - fix something that isn't broken whilst ignoring the really important stuff like crime, finances, education and health!
  7. Enter the Pope with "Chairman is a traditional term which accords with natural justice".

    Exit Battie Hattie at speed.

    She is one godawful woman.
  8. No doubt she'll want to ban most of the nouns in the English language. There's masculine &, feminine ergo Chairman & Chairwoman or in her case neuter... Chairperson.

    Feck the PC brigade, I'll still carry on using the words Manager, Manageress, Headmaster, Headmistress, Barman & Barmaid & stuff asexual bitches like Harman.
  9. Don't forget Doctor/Doctix, Editor/Editrix & suchlike.

    Isn't Harperson a bit sexist?. Harperchild, maybe?.
  10. Quite so, but Harriet Harperson is a woman who,s fear and hatred of anything remotely called "Man", sends her into paroxysms of shrieking vitriolic damnation that just seems boundless in it,s ridiculousness, and yet has a measure of support from among her supporters in the Liabour Partei ( hopefully with collective tongues in cheeks ), secretly hoping that "His High and Mighty Top Banana", Broon, will shuffle her off to the back benches PDQ.
  11. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    She must be biting back an awful lot of bile when she meets with anyone French.