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r00tb33r
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12 May 2022, 5:40 pm

Some companies I receive communication from at work started including pronouns next to the names of their contacts.

Feels kinda weird. :?



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12 May 2022, 7:00 pm

My pronouns are “He”, “Him”, and “His Imperial Majesty”.



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12 May 2022, 10:12 pm

Fnord wrote:
My pronouns are “He”, “Him”, and “His Imperial Majesty”.[/color]

That I believe. :mrgreen:


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13 May 2022, 8:19 am

A new employee at my company goes by they/them/their. I can't tell you how scared I am about THEM going off on me if I screw up THEIR pronouns.



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13 May 2022, 8:24 am

Minuteman wrote:
A new employee at my company goes by they/them/their. I can't tell you how scared I am about THEM going off on me if I screw up THEIR pronouns.
What happens if THEY screw up YOUR pronouns?

:king: That is "His Imperial Majesty", not "His Royal Highness"!  To the dungeon with THEM!



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13 May 2022, 8:27 am

Yep....the pronouns thing started a couple of years ago...



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16 May 2022, 11:51 am

I just say him/her/he/she/etc so naturally and instinctively, and so does everyone else I know. I'm not going to change my language just because of PC.


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17 May 2022, 4:46 pm

Eing? I don't know... I've always went for what seemed appropriate for whatever I'm writing. Never noticed something weird on other people's end. I do know something, if THEY start to get annoying with it, then him, her, he, she will instantly, and without a chance to revert, convert to IT or maybe even "the humanoid thingy" :lol: .



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17 May 2022, 6:33 pm

Minuteman wrote:
A new employee at my company goes by they/them/their. I can't tell you how scared I am about THEM going off on me if I screw up THEIR pronouns.


It is often a game of intimidation, but this doesn't apply to everyone.
Political Correctness is often a tool of control, I have discovered. 8O


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Don't tell me white lies. Gaslight me at your peril. Don't give me your bad attitude. Hypnosis, psychosis. Tomarto, tomayto. There are *4* lights. Honey badger.
If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


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Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
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17 May 2022, 6:34 pm

Fnord wrote:
Minuteman wrote:
A new employee at my company goes by they/them/their. I can't tell you how scared I am about THEM going off on me if I screw up THEIR pronouns.
What happens if THEY screw up YOUR pronouns?

:king: That is "His Imperial Majesty", not "His Royal Highness"!  To the dungeon with THEM![/color]


My designated pronoun is: "Herr Skunk".
Respect my wishes, people. 8)


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Don't tell me white lies. Gaslight me at your peril. Don't give me your bad attitude. Hypnosis, psychosis. Tomarto, tomayto. There are *4* lights. Honey badger.
If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


And one more thing,



Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
Read my lips:-I am not a fan of the orange man.-I would never vote for the Republican party given the chance.-I am interested in being objective and rational.


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17 May 2022, 6:36 pm

I remember a guy at where I used to work once called everyone pricks, and when someone asked why, he said "well I'm being gender neutral..."

No, he didn't get fired for that. We all just laughed and moved on.


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17 May 2022, 6:36 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
Yep....the pronouns thing started a couple of years ago...


Jordan Peterson is a big fan of them, I hear. <disingenuous> :mrgreen:


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Don't tell me white lies. Gaslight me at your peril. Don't give me your bad attitude. Hypnosis, psychosis. Tomarto, tomayto. There are *4* lights. Honey badger.
If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


And one more thing,



Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
Read my lips:-I am not a fan of the orange man.-I would never vote for the Republican party given the chance.-I am interested in being objective and rational.


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17 May 2022, 6:38 pm

SpaceMartian wrote:
Eing? I don't know... I've always went for what seemed appropriate for whatever I'm writing. Never noticed something weird on other people's end. I do know something, if THEY start to get annoying with it, then him, her, he, she will instantly, and without a chance to revert, convert to IT or maybe even "the humanoid thingy" :lol: .


May I use this also? :mrgreen:


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Don't tell me white lies. Gaslight me at your peril. Don't give me your bad attitude. Hypnosis, psychosis. Tomarto, tomayto. There are *4* lights. Honey badger.
If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


And one more thing,



Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
Read my lips:-I am not a fan of the orange man.-I would never vote for the Republican party given the chance.-I am interested in being objective and rational.


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27 Jun 2022, 10:47 am

I don't have preferred pronouns, but I do have my own adjectives that I require everyone to use as they are part of my identity.

Handsome
Clever
Awesome

It's a growing list, but no one can deny me my own adjectives.



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27 Jun 2022, 2:41 pm

It's only weird if you make it weird. Literally just "how are you addressed?" That's it.


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27 Jun 2022, 3:10 pm

My pronouns are she, her, and evil sea witch.