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Gender Neutral Language

Enter an answer into the box to make the word(s) applicable to anyone, regardless of gender.
This quiz is NOT comprehensive and is meant for entertainment purposes only. No need for anyone's head to explode. It's ok if you don't agree.
It is simply meant to reflect how the English language has changed to include people who have historically been excluded from certain words and expressions.
I hope you enjoy the quiz.
Quiz by aurorerio
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Last updated: October 24, 2017
First submittedOctober 23, 2017
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Sexist word/phrase
Gender-neutral word/phrase
fireman
firefighter
policeman
police officer
mailman
postal worker
stewardess
flight attendant
congressman
member of congress
forefather(s)
ancestor(s)
gunman
shooter
lumberjack
logger
Sexist word/phrase
Gender-neutral word/phrase
maid
house cleaner
mankind
humanity
masseuse
massage therapist
mother country
homeland
mother tongue
native language
old wives' tale
superstition
male nurse
nurse
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level 69
Oct 23, 2017
Shouldn't 'home country' be acceptable as well?
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level 50
Oct 23, 2017
Yes. And for good measure, I added "birthplace" as well.